Tag Archives: deficit

What infrastructure?

Infrastructure works to normalize behavior, to the point that certain things become relatively invisible and unnoticed. – Christy Pottroff, assistant professor at Boston College. Dollars & Sense, March/April 2021 The American Society of Civic Engineers repeatedly awards our overall national … Continue reading

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Never-ending Keynes

We should all remember the name John Maynard Keynes, born this month, on June 5th, 1883. If this name is not familiar to you, it probably should be. You should also know, in general terms, what the term “Keynesian economics” … Continue reading

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Republicuts and Government Services

The Veterans Administration has long delays for doctor’s appointments. An ambassador and other U.S. personnel are killed in Benghazi. U.S. educational quality is declining. Thousands sicken or die from food contaminated at the plant that processed and packaged it, forcing … Continue reading

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Again the Breach

Now that a congressional commission has been set up to work on creating a budget and preparing a compromise before the next “shutdown showdown”, it’s time for the Democrats to try a new approach in the current “negotiations” with the … Continue reading

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TEA: Take Everything Away

Ah, the truth about Conservatives and taxes; if only everyone knew the reality of their inglorious past instead of their well-constructed hype. The recent unofficial budget-related proposals of the National Commission on Fiscal Responsibility and Reform, otherwise known as the … Continue reading

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