America’s Fiscal Future: Out of the Frying Pan, into the Fire?

August 18, 2011
This month’s e-Briefing features a discussion with Cato senior fellow Dan Mitchell, a leading expert on tax reform. Dan was a senior fellow with the Heritage Foundation, and an economist for Sen. Bob Packwood (R-OR) and the Senate Finance Committee. He will put into context Washington’s recent debt-ceiling standoff and the subsequent U.S. credit rating downgrade. He’ll also discuss the tax-and-spend mentality that has led us to this point and what needs to be done to put our economy back on firm ground.

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