I've discovered the secret to deficit reduction and bipartisan fiscal reform. It's a policy trick that has been lost, but decades ago was created by Congress to avoid constant fiscal crises like those we face today.
The short version of the CBO's report is: Spending's going down, but we desperately need jobs. So how did the President and Congress respond? They kept arguing about who's got the better plan for making spending go down some more.
Precisely because children do not vote and do not fund Super PACs, we must take specific action to thank and recognize political leaders when and if they do right by kids and openly challenge them when they do wrong.
It's imperative that all Americans get informed and engage in the heated debate over how our tax dollars are spent by our nation's government. It's both our right, our responsibility and the exquisite privilege of our Democracy.
Small businesses are proven to be this nation's chief engine of economic stimulus and job creation but President Obama plans to close the only federal agency that exists to help America's 28 million small businesses.
I don't think any president in recent history has ever called a press conference to talk about cutting such a tiny portion of the federal budget. That's because President Obama is not trying to shrink government with this proposed merger of the SBA.
If we redirected 25 percent of defense spending to renewable energy, we could spur competition and innovation amongst the top defense contractors for federal renewable energy contracts instead of military contracts.