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Bush Budget

Surprise -- Bush Is Leaving A Huge Budget Mess

Hale "Bonddad" Stewart | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

The US' budget is structurally running a deficit to the tune of $500 billion dollars a year for the last five years. This is far worse than has been reported in the press.

Three Ugly Little Truths About The Federal Budget

Scott Bittle and Jean Johnson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Scott Bittle and Jean Johnson

This country really needs to start thinking seriously about cutting spending, raising taxes, or doing some of both. The United States is a wealthy nation. We're not Haiti. There's no fundamental reason our government can't live within its means. But so far, it doesn't even deserve an "E" for effort.