Tags » Congressional Budget Office

9/9/14...leave it to Dubya...

Quote of the Day from the Friars Club Encyclopedia of Jokes: “Eternity is a terrible thought. I mean, when’s it going to end?” – Tom Stoppard… 1,919 more words


CBO’s Projection of Federal Interest Payments

CBO’s Projection of Federal Interest Payments
Source: Congressional Budget Office

Federal debt held by the public will reach about $12.8 trillion by the end of this fiscal year, an amount that equals 74 percent of the nation’s total output (gross domestic product, or GDP) this year.

159 more words
Business And Economics

Don’t be fooled: America’s deficit is still a problem

The Congressional Budget Office recently put out new budget projections and commentators have had a series of feel-good moments about it. Debt is under control, they say. 755 more words


Three things you should know this week

Articles, commentary, research, and more from the past week:

One man’s journey through the mental health system
A three-part series published in the Boston Globe… 171 more words


CBO Expects Economic Growth to Pick Up in the Next Few Years

CBO Expects Economic Growth to Pick Up in the Next Few Years
Source: Congressional Budget Office

Yesterday CBO released its updated budget and economic outlook. To get a quick overview of our new economic forecast, view The Economic Outlook for 2014 to 2024 in 15 Slides.

109 more words
Business And Economics

Federal Debt Threatens Economy in Long Term + More - Daily Digest

The Patriot Post ~


“[N]o part of the property of any individual can, with justice, be taken from him, or applied to public uses, without his own consent, or that of the representative body of the people. 2,756 more words

Climate Change

CBO raises federal deficit estimate to $506 billion

The nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office (CBO) has raised its estimate for this year’s federal deficit to $506 billion, while slashing its growth forecast for the US economy. 227 more words