Debt

Feds Borrowed $4 Billion Per Day In 2022, Totaling $10K Per Household

By Casey Harper (The Center Square) Federal debt soared by $1.4 trillion in 2022 as President Joe Biden and Congress approved…

3 weeks ago

Fitch: Illinois Will Perform Worse Than Other States in Expected Economic Downturn

By Greg Bishop (The Center Square) A major U.S. credit rating agency sees a mild recession ahead and while Illinois’…

2 months ago

Joe Biden’s Loan Forgiveness Is Despicable. Conservatives Don’t Have A Clue Why.

By John Tamny for RealClearMarkets Before Nick Saban settled on becoming a football coach, he had visions of owning a…

5 months ago

Biden Looking To Push Student Loan Bailout Before Midterm Elections

With the November midterm elections looming and election night looking increasingly bad for Democrats, President Joe Biden is reportedly getting…

8 months ago

Bad News: You’re in Debt. Worse News: You’re in Phony Debt.

By John F. Wasik for RealClearInvestigations The email from “Norton Protection” said I owed $999.99, which was “charged successfully and…

11 months ago

New York City’s Debt Amounts To $71,400 Per Taxpayer

By Adam Andrzejewski for RealClearPolicy New York City is in trouble. A new report by Truth In Accounting, a nonpartisan nonprofit that…

12 months ago

White House Defends Spending As Federal Debt Tops $30 Trillion

By Casey Harper (The Center Square) The national debt hit another milestone this week, and experts are warning that continuing…

12 months ago

U.S. Spent $562.4 Billion On Interest Payments In 2021

By Adam Andrzejewski for RealClearPolicy According to the United States Treasury, the United States spent $562.4 billion in Fiscal Year 2021…

1 year ago

AOC Believes Taxpayers Should Pay Her Student Loans

Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (AOC) cited her own $17,000 in student loan balances in a speech arguing in favor of canceling…

1 year ago

Contra President Biden, Government Spending Is Never ‘Paid For’

By John Tamny for RealClearMarkets There are surely more ridiculous policy notions (about money in particular), but the one from…

1 year ago

Limited Government Can Make A Comeback In The Pandemic Era

By Nathan Benefield for RealClearPolicy This year’s federal deficit is set to match the entire 1996 federal budget, adjusted for…

1 year ago

Our Greatest National Crisis? Denying The Great Debt Crisis

By Myra Adams for RealClearPolitics Remember the 2012 Republican National Convention? Back then, the national debt problem was so fundamental…

2 years ago