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Congressional Research Office

The Debt Ceiling: A Manufactured Crisis

Harlan Green | Posted 02.05.2013 | Business
Harlan Green

The debt ceiling debate is a manufactured crisis. The drive by conservatives to cripple government spending, deregulate whole industries, and emphasize military power over social spending has only made us weaker overseas and at home.

One-Quarter Of U.S. Millionaires Have Smaller Tax Burden Than Middle Class: Study

The Huffington Post | Alexander Eichler | Posted 10.13.2011 | Business

Into the debate over whether America's wealthiest citizens should pay more in taxes -- a point that Warren Buffett pressed in August, and that has lat...