2 results for 'deficit'
... efforts to reach a sensible solution that protects the full faith and credit of the United States and does not advance a partisan agenda.
As Ezra Klien states, "Today’s debt-ceiling debate is about more than the debt ceiling: It’s about how we’re going to handle our economy and our deficit going forward. And the weaker and more incapable our political system looks, the more some market participants will begin to wonder whether it’s really so unthinkable that the American political system could make some very bad decisions, or fail to make some very necessary decisions, over... (more)
...September 11, 2001, we needed a strong leader more than any other time in our history. We needed a steady hand to guide us out of the ashes. A hell of a mess, so here's where we stand.We're immersed in a bloody war with no plan for winning and no plan for leaving. We're running the biggest deficit in the history of the country. We're losing the manufacturing edge to Asia , while our once-great companies are getting slaughtered by health care costs. Gas prices are skyrocketing, and nobody in power has a coherent energy policy. Our schools are in trouble. Our borders are like sieves. The... (more)
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