Total National Debt as of 04/23/2019 (source)
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. […]

‘Get rid of the fat’: Why Uncle Sam’s annual budget is a lot different from yours

‘Get rid of the fat’: Why Uncle Sam’s annual budget is a lot different from yours

The underlying theme in the recent budget meetings can be summed up in one word: CHOP. Russ Vought, Acting Director […]

U.S. Adds 196,000 Jobs in March, a Return to Solid Growth

U.S. Adds 196,000 Jobs in March, a Return to Solid Growth

196,000 jobs were added last month, a rebound from the February report. Economic analysts surveyed by FactSet had expected a gain […]

Federal Insurance and Other Activities That Transfer Risk or Losses to the Government

Federal Insurance and Other Activities That Transfer Risk or Losses to the Government

The United States Government Accountability Office recently published a report exposing fiscal shortcomings of Congress’ budgetary planning. There are 148 […]

The best thing that could happen to the American economy just happened

The best thing that could happen to the American economy just happened

“But there’s something important that might be starting to happen inside the American economy that could confound all those forecasts. […]

Scott Walker to lead national push for US constitutional convention to balance federal budget

Scott Walker to lead national push for US constitutional convention to balance federal budget

Former Republican Governor Scott Walker is a surprising new champion behind a national push for an unprecedented U.S. constitutional convention. […]

US stocks are still seen as best bet on the globe

US stocks are still seen as best bet on the globe

“Things might look a little gloomy in the world’s biggest economy, with slowing earnings growth and recession fears in the […]