War Spending Is Bankrupting America

By: John Whitehead Our nation is being preyed upon by a military industrial complex that is propped up by war profiteers, corrupt politicians and foreign governments. America has so much ...

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Jefferson on Debt and Madison on Spending

Michael Boldin Two lessons for today from the 3rd and 4th Presidents. How Jefferson tackled the national debt, and how Madison dealt with Congress passing a bill for infrastructure spending.

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James Madison Vetoes Infrastructure Bill as Unconstitutional

By: Dave Benner On the last day of his administration, March 3, 1817, President James Madison vetoed the Bonus Bill of 1817 – a plan that called for the federal ...

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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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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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They’re All to Blame for Massive Federal Spending

February 7, 2019 Constitution / Legislature / POTUS / Spending 0

Some people want you to believe that President Trump is totally blameless for massive federal spending. We’ve been hammering Trump for out of control spending on his watch just like ...

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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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