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Why Does the US Debt Keep Rising?

Out-of-control spending by Congress and the Obama Administration has once again maxed out the latest debt limit—a nearly $17 trillion burden that harms job growth [1], gives special interests a pass, and lowers American families’ personal income. Inspired by Dave … Continue reading

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Economists Says US Debt is Really $70 Trillion

The federal government has been low-balling the public for years on how much debt it actually has, a University of California, San Diego economics professor says, adding that the real amount is $70 trillion – not $16.9 trillion. James Hamilton’s … Continue reading

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Medicaid Outnumbers Populations of France and UK

A record 72,600,000 were enrolled in Medicaid for at least one month in fiscal 2012, up from 71,700,000 in fiscal 2011, according to the Medicaid and CHIP Payment and Access Commission (MACPAC), which provides an annual report to Congress on … Continue reading

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