Daily Archives: February 15, 2013

Reid Introduces Plan to Tax Wealthy and Oil, Cut Spending to Replace Sequester

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid of Nevada laid out a $110 billion plan on Thursday to replace the sequester with higher taxes on the wealthy, tax revenue from oil derived from tar sands and spending reductions in agriculture subsidies and … Continue reading

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Why Should I Care About the US Debt?

You’re busy. So busy you barely have time to read these words. So why should you care about the U.S. debt? Does it affect your life? Unfortunately, high government debt is having more of an impact on each of us … Continue reading

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House Overrides Obama Congressional Pay Raise

The House voted Friday to freeze the pay of federal workers for the third year in a row over the objections of congressional Democrats and the Obama administration. Members voted 261-154 in favor of the bill, which would also lock … Continue reading

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