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Kicking off Republican Presidential Debates in Cleveland: Who Will Dare Ask How to Fix National Debt?

Lonna Saunders | Posted 08.06.2016 | Politics
Lonna Saunders

Who will dare to ask tonight's debating Republican presidential candidates in Cleveland, "Will you make fixing the national debt a priority in year one of your presidency, if elected?"

Jason Linkins

Fix The Debt Isn't Too Concerned About The Debt Ceiling Crisis | Jason Linkins | Posted 10.03.2013 | Politics

Over at Daily Intel, Kevin Roose poses a very interesting question in a piece titled, "Why Doesn’t Fix the Debt Try to Do Something About the Debt C...

New York Times' Xmas Present to Corporate Lobby Group Fix-the Debt: A Puff Piece

Peter Dreier | Posted 02.27.2013 | Media
Peter Dreier

The New York Times should be embarrassed. On December 24 it gave a Christmas present to the corporate-backed lobby group Fix the Debt with its front-page Business section puff piece about the organization.

Jason Linkins

Maya MacGuineas, Pro Rainmaker For The Deficit Hack Industrial Complex, Gets Huffed And Puffed By Profilers | Jason Linkins | Posted 12.21.2012 | Politics

Fix The Debt's Maya MacGuineas, who is largely responsible for shaking down corporate CEOs for spare millions which are then used to fund America's De...

National Debt Will Likely Swell Under Top GOP Hopefuls' Tax Plans

The Washington Post | Lori Montgomery | Posted 03.02.2012 | Politics

The national debt is likely to balloon under tax policies championed by three of the four major Republican candidates for president, according to an i...

Obama's Minimalist Budget

Will Marshall | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Will Marshall

President Obama's new budget is a highly tactical exercise in fiscal minimalism. But sooner rather than later, he'll have to step up and lead on entitlement reform.

Obama's "Tax Holiday": A Poison Pill for Social Security

Richard (RJ) Eskow | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Richard (RJ) Eskow

You know what they always say: Pay now or pay later. Middle-class Americans may pay very dearly for the president's tax deal, and at the stage of life when they can least afford it.

Piggy Bank Morality: Maya MacGuineas and David Brooks

Richard (RJ) Eskow | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Richard (RJ) Eskow

Social Security doesn't contribute to the deficit. But it can help decrease it, provided you have no moral qualms about raiding a Trust Fund created for people's retirement

Fiscal Reform from the Radical Center

Will Marshall | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Will Marshall

The big question is what impact the midterm election will have on the politics of fiscal evasion. Here's hoping that President Obama will give a close look to fiscal discipline that demands equal sacrifice from the left and the right.