national debt

Reader Input: ‘Fiscal cliff’ mere speed bump

Much has been said about the “fiscal cliff” on Jan. 1; however, the Jan. 1 “fiscal cliff” will be a speed bump compared to the real fiscal cliff. This is ...

How to you spell relief? FDR tax

No one wants to talk about the elephant in the room. Our national debt is huge and much of it I hear is owned by China. It is time to do something drastic. I propose a new Federal ...

Reagan, Bush, drove up debt

What if immediately following the bombing of Pearl Harbor, President (Franklin) Roosevelt and Congress drastically cut income and capital gains taxes and announced that all war eff ...

Doesn’t feel like recovery

Congress has once again raised the ceiling on the national debt by another $1.9 trillion ($6,000 for each and every resident). Our corrupted government will now continue deficit ...

What happened to ‘Buy American’?

What is the real reason for high unemployment and disappearance of jobs? One has to wonder if the rise in our unemployment rate has more to do with our manufacturing going to othe ...

America being bankrupted

What? A $600 billion price tag for health insurance and that money to pay for it is coming from where? Oh wait ... I just bought a $1 million home but I have no money and no idea h ...