Total National Debt as of 05/21/2019 (source)
The Path to Putting Government in Its Proper Place

The Path to Putting Government in Its Proper Place

The Heritage Foundation, a “research and educational institution whose mission is to build and promote conservative public policies” has released […]

Washington is flirting with a debt crisis. No one has a plan to stop it

Washington is flirting with a debt crisis. No one has a plan to stop it

Although blame has been thrown around in Washington over the federal budget deficit, no one seems to be ready for […]

President Trump says he’ll fight for $200 million for Everglades restoration in federal budget

President Trump says he’ll fight for $200 million for Everglades restoration in federal budget

Donald Trump says he will “be fighting” for $200 million of the federal budget to go toward Everglades restoration. He […]

America’s Defense Budget Is Bigger Than You Think

America’s Defense Budget Is Bigger Than You Think

A near record $570 billion dollars has been requested for the Pentagon and defense-related activities. Although many think the defense […]

U.S. Unemployment Falls to Lowest in Half Century as Trump Job Machine Cranks

U.S. Unemployment Falls to Lowest in Half Century as Trump Job Machine Cranks

The unemployment rate has reached the lowest point in half a century following a greater-than-expected hiring wave in April. The […]

Shelby Proposes U.S. Constitutional Amendment Requiring Balanced Federal Budget

Shelby Proposes U.S. Constitutional Amendment Requiring Balanced Federal Budget

The proposed balanced budget amendment has been recently reintroduced thanks to U.S. Senator Richard Shelby. This legislation follows an effort […]

Lawmakers need to take an Economics 101 class before recommending nonsensical amendments

Lawmakers need to take an Economics 101 class before recommending nonsensical amendments

This opinion article on the new-found push to convene a special convention to approve a balanced budget amendment to the U.S. […]

U.S. spends 1,000 times more on war than peace, presidential candidate Marianne Williamson says

U.S. spends 1,000 times more on war than peace, presidential candidate Marianne Williamson says

Marianna Williamson – Democrat presidential candidate – recently commented on President Trump’s defense spending. Her claim? The US spends $1,000 […]

Federal budget deficit narrows in March

Federal budget deficit narrows in March

The budget deficit for March 2019 was recorded at $147 billion, down from $209 billion in March of 2018. According […]

What Trump proposed in his 2020 budget

What Trump proposed in his 2020 budget

President Trump released his FY 2020 budget request in March and it is full of major cuts to government spending. […]