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Debt Politics

GOP Presidents Worst Contributors to Federal Debt

Steve Clemons | Posted 12.28.2012 | Politics
Steve Clemons

As the debates on who is responsible for the levels of federal debt continue to play out in the next few days before the election and the 66 days before the U.S. hits a fiscal cliff, remember that the worst contributors to America's debt were mostly GOP presidents.

Time Running Out to Save America's Dysfunctional Marriage

Dorian de Wind | Posted 10.01.2011 | Politics
Dorian de Wind

Unless some common sense and caution prevail very quickly, it looks like T.P. may just get his way. If so, this American dysfunctional marriage will bite the dust and, as usual, the children will be the big losers.

Eva Peron Wins: The Pretension of a 'Savings Lottery'

Steve Clemons | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Steve Clemons

Suggesting that America's savings problem be solved by establishing an Eva Peron-style lottery incentivizing those with little to save doesn't understand the dynamics at play in the American economy today.