debt

Another View: House budget proposal will head us back to prosperity

In August of 2010, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs warned that the greatest threat to our national security was our national debt. That was $4 trillion of debt ago. In fact, sin ...

Reader Input: Ever wonder how big is 6.5 trillion?

I received an email from a friend that stated that the current debt of our country added by our president was $6.5 trillion. Also, that it was larger than the total debt added by t ...

Reader Input: Prepare for loss of our freedoms

I am sick and tired of “low-information” people blaming the tea party for the government shutdown. This is like blaming your dog for your financial stress. You people h ...

Reader Input: The sequester must be upheld

Many members of Congress, the president and special interest groups and cronies who feed off of American families want us to believe that obeying their own sequester law will force ...

Things political reader knows

I would like to respond to Mark Jensen’s comment that I am uninformed (“Blame the Grand Old Party,” Reader Input, Aug. 21). That is most certainly not the case. I ...

Be careful what you wish for

Response to Dee Nann, Christian Valley, (“Bring back our country,” Reader Input, June 19).You say you want your country back? Like, how far back? Or, back from what exa ...

Don’t mire our future in debt

Pretend this family is our U.S. Government. Each $1,000 owed equals one trillion ($1,000,000,000,000). The bank is the national debt. A part-time job is like a tax hike. The good ...

Obama mires US in more debt

This week President Obama released his fiscal year 2013 budget proposal. The president’s budget includes the largest and most irresponsible government spending spree in history a ...

USA past its prime

As a leading edge baby boomer I realize that I was born at the pefect time in history. For my generation opportunity abounded and we were on the verge of an exciting new worldd in ...

Debt numbers are frightening

Some people like the (Bob and Ginny) Mocks who recently wrote in support of (Barack) Obama just do not understand that the leadership provided by the president has very nearly bank ...