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NO New Gas Tax

At long last the price of gas has started to decline. Small business owners that require gasoline to be successful, such as my local flower and food delivery services, the guy that mows my lawn, and the fine people that clean my house as well as hardworking Americans that face a long daily commute because a good job is not available close to home, are cautiously optimistic that they may have a tiny bit of breathing room in the monthly fuel budget. 340 more words

Gas Prices

18 Trillion Oughta Do It

Bernie Sanders, a man whose entire existence has been funded by the earnings of people who work for a living, has famously proposed to spend even more of other peoples’ money, to the tune of $18 trillion or so, over the next 10 years.   807 more words

Economics

Some Actual Facts On Government Spending

In the next several months you will hear a great deal about raising taxes, lowering taxes, spending, interest rates, federal deficits and debt. Much of what you will hear will be inaccurate or misleading, sometimes outright naive. 594 more words

Healthcare

Obama - Unemployment Down - Spending Up

Obama says he has single handedly put the economy back on track and brought unemployment down to under 5%!! WOW!

Of course, that self lauding can be means tested easily enough through a simple look at Federal Spending on the government website: 500 more words

Politics

CBO’s Daunting Budget and Economic Outlook: 2016 to 2026

This month, the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) released their budget and economic projections for the next decade. After six years of budget deficit decline, the deficit will grow this year to $544 billion, an increase of $130 billion more than what CBO had projected in August, resulting in a $1.55 trillion higher deficit through 2025. 659 more words

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A Government that works for all the people

Bernie Sanders says he wants government to work for all Americans, not just a few.

Ap­pear­ing on a CNN forum in Des Moines just a week be­fore the Iowa caucuses, Mr.

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Government

Defense Dept. asking for $7.5B in 2017 budget

While addressing a crowd at the Economic Club of Washington DC, Secretary of Defense Ash Carter announced that the Pentagon is seeking $7.5 billion in next year’s budget to help cover the cost of accelerating the campaign against ISIS. 218 more words

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