For more than a decade, Congressmen – especially of the Republican variety – have been lamenting our continual budget deficits and growing national debt. Despite the bellyaching, in the past decade alone, the national debt has doubled from $10 trillion to more than $21 trillion.
"We write giant pieces of legislation — 1,200 pages, 1,500 pages long that people haven’t read. Filled with all of these terms that are undefined and we say the Secretary
The Supreme Court is increasingly a substitute political battleground.
"At some point in time someone's not going to loan us the money, and then the game's up."
CBO recently released options Congress can take to maintain or reduce deficits. But Congress must act soon, or debt to GDP will rise over 150% by 2048.
An HHS "Healthy Lifestyles" initiative supports billion dollar fast food chains!
What makes the difference between an heirloom and a knick-knack? The winner of the video portion of Pursuit's scholarship contest, Jordan Anderson, explains how stories can preserve the American experience.
This summer, government auditors released three reports about our fiscal health that should have Americans worried.
Back by popular demand, learn about Congressional budget gimmicks with Matthew McConaughey. This time, let Rust Cohle explain the Overseas Contingency Operations slush fund.