Total federal spending in FY2000: $1.79 Trillion.
Total estimated FY2009 deficit according to today’s budget blueprint: $1.75 Trillion.
How disappointing, but how predictable.
The title of this piece has an asterisk because, unfortunately, we’re not talking about progress on the Laffer Curve in the United...
If Republican leaders up-end the budget caps this year, they will empower big-spending Democrats, liberal Republicans, and appropriators to completely blow up the caps in later years.
The GOP appears ready to surrender on the Sequester’s spending contraints.
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