23 posts categorized as "Budget"

Drown The Rich

March 25, 2019, by Roland Manarin

Lots of people seem to believe that taxing the rich more than they currently do to support the poor will solve all of America’s problems, writes Joel Bowman in an article published on Internationalman.com. Democratic senator and 2020 presidential hopeful Elizabeth Warren wants to introduce an unconstitutional wealth tax on the “tippy top” of American…

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Don’t Fret George Will’s “Epic Collapse”

August 21, 2018, by Roland Manarin

George Will recently wrote an article published by The Washington Post predicting that another “epic economic collapse is coming.” While the economy is extremely strong right now, nothing lasts forever, he argues. What’s going to cause it? The country’s debt.  But Brian Wesbury, Chief Economist at First Trust Portfolios, disagrees in a recent Wesbury 101…

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Governments Can Theoretically Destroy all the Wealth in the World in One Year

May 12, 2017, by Roland Manarin

I know this headline is kind of hard to swallow, and even harder to believe. But as Jeffrey A. Tucker writes in an article published on the Foundation for Economic Education’s (FEE’s) website, it’s possible. It’s very possible. The only way for government to get their “energy” is from “someone else’s money.” And the way they…

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The Trump Rule

April 5, 2017, by Roland Manarin

A proposed “Trump Rule” email that is being passed around the Internet may borrow quite a bit from Warren Buffet’s “Buffet Rule” he outlined in a 2011 interview with CNBC. The Rule suggests the components of a “Congressional Reform Act of 2017,” which would put limits and requirements on members of Congress in regards to their health…

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Debt Limit – A Guide to American Federal Debt Made Easy

May 10, 2013, by Roland Manarin

The United States debt limit explained. A satirical short film taking a look at the national debt and how it applies to just one family. http://www.youtube.com/embed/Li0no7O9zmE

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Q & A with Tom Kerins: The Fiscal Cliff’s Connection to America’s deficit

December 24, 2012, by Thomas Kerins

Q: If changes aren’t made to resolve America’s Fiscal Cliff, will the country face more deficit problems? A: The simple answer is no.  The deficit problem is actually solving itself.  Each year the deficit shrinks by about 1% of GDP.  In 2009 it was 11% of GDP, then 10% in 2010.  It dropped to 9%…

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