Tag Archives: debt

Hitting the Ceiling

If you liked last year’s battle over raising the debt ceiling, just get ready for the fight to come.
Last summer’s agreement, you will recall, raised the federal government’s debt limit from $15.194 trillion to $16.394 trillion in exc…

Our Debt, Not Our Children’s


When explaining the dangers of America’s ballooning national debt, fiscal conservatives unwittingly sabotage their cause by invoking “the children.” They should spend lots more time discussing how federal red ink harms adults today.