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The “General Welfare” Clause

by JOHN W. BUGLER We Americans find ourselves faced with the disquieting specter of a national debt measured in trillions of dollars: a sum truly inconceivable. Many economists and politicians ...

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How Thomas Jefferson Handled the National Debt

By: Mike Maharrey The way Pres. Thomas Jefferson handled the national debt should be a blueprint for all modern presidents. When Donald Trump took office in January 2017, he inherited ...

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Your Bill on the National Debt is $179,908: Due Immediately

February 23, 2019 Debt / Deficit / Government 0

By: Harold Pease Our national debt just exceeded 22 trillion dollars.  To pay this debt today each citizen owes $67,033.  Since children pay no taxes, nor do about 45% of ...

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Full Speed to a Fiscal Cliff: National Debt Hits $22 Trillion

February 15, 2019 Debt / Deficit / Spending 0

By: Mike Maharrey The national debt has pushed above the $22 trillion mark and is up $2.06 trillion since Donald Trump took office. According to Treasury Department data released Tuesday, the ...

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Spend, Spend, Spend: Feds Up Borrowing Projections for Jan-March Quarter

January 30, 2019 Bureaucracy / Constitution / Debt / Deficit / Spending 0

By: Mike Maharrey You might think the partial government shutdown at least saved Uncle Sam a little bit of money. But nope. In fact, the U.S. Treasury Department has upped ...

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