Tag Archives: Deficit

Danger Ahead! Who is Responsible For Halting the Trouble Ahead?

I have been away with my children and a few of their friends at an indoor water park for the last few days…550,000 gallons of water at a constant 84 degrees, with 14 huge slides, 6 pools, a giant water … Continue reading

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The Worrisome Philosophy Behind Our Presidents Words

I read the text of President Obama’s speech yesterday and am disturbed by the philosophy that played throughout his choice of wording. His opening message is delivered well and points out the common ground that we all share as Americans … Continue reading

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The Vexation of Higher Taxation on the Rich

Personally I have never understood progressive taxation. I grasp the theory of it, and have certainly paid my fairshare taxes. However, where is the equity or fairness of requiring higher and higher percentage rates of income to be taxed simply because … Continue reading

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Inceased Woes of the Economic Crisis and Healthcare

Reported by Stephen Ohlemacher of the AP yesterday: The government is projecting a slight cost-of-living adjustment for Social Security benefits next year, the first increase since 2009. But for most beneficiaries, rising Medicare premiums threaten to wipe out any increase … Continue reading

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Conflict in the Debt Battle, A Positive Step Forward?

In The Hill this morning, Parting ways: President’s path is diverging from Senate Democrats, By Shane D’Aprile. It shows the frustrations building in trying to make the right choices in the debt crisis, creating some in fighting among the Democrats: What’s … Continue reading

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A Trillion Dollars, the Road Trip for More Spending!?!

1.5 trillion more dollars of debt is the Congressional Budget Office’s projection for this year. In just grasping the concept of what a trillion actually is, the aspect of how much money it involves I offer a visual I found … Continue reading

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