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Tag: Balanced Budget Amendment
  • Washington Speak

    As has become more and more apparent in recent months, only in Washington can you continue to spend more and pass it off as a budget cut. I don’t know about my fellow YAL members, but if I talked to my credit card company and told them that I couldn’t stop spending more than my …

  • Hobbits and Debt Absurdity

    The world is changing. I feel it in the water, I feel it in the earth, I smell it in the air.  It began with the forging of great spending. Trillions were given to the entitlements, kindest and fairest of all. More to the big banks: lenders and craftsman of the sub-prime loans. Trillions more …

  • DeMint vs. Chicken Little

    Senator Jim DeMint calls out Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner for playing “chicken little” in the debt ceiling debate in an attempt to force a quick agreement: “There certainly would be disruption, but this is not a deadline that we should rush and make a bad deal,” DeMint said on “Fox News Sunday.” “Secretary Geithner has …

  • A Balanced Budget Amendment?

    Written by my good friend and constitutional scholar, Scott N. Bradley. Do we need a Balanced Budget Amendment? NO! A constitutionally-sound informed electorate could quickly bring about the conditions which would allow the nation to balance the federal budget and end deficit spending. Thomas Jefferson wrote: “A nation that expects to be ignorant and free…expects …