national debt

Prominent Economists Blast Trump’s Idiotic Tax, Trade Plans (VIDEO)

Prominent Economists Blast Trump’s Idiotic Tax, Trade Plans (VIDEO)

Some of the most respected American economists have come together to oppose Donald Trump in the upcoming presidential election. In an open letter, some 370 economists called the Republican presidential candidate “dangerous” and “destructive.” “He misinforms the electorate, degrades trust in public institutions with conspiracy theories, and promotes willful delusion over engagement with reality. If […]

Here’s How Much Money The Government Has Wasted On Failed National Security Programs

Here’s How Much Money The Government Has Wasted On Failed National Security Programs

Since 9-11, the United States has spent approximately $1 trillion on national security and counter-terrorism programs, according to The Atlantic. Their latest investigative story explains how much of that money was well-spent and how much was wasted. Spoiler alert: A lot was wasted. Determining whether a project failed is sometimes subjective, and it is difficult […]

Trump Seriously Thinks Defaulting On National Debt A Good Idea

Trump Seriously Thinks Defaulting On National Debt A Good Idea

Donald Trump has revealed his plans for tackling the national debt, and they are even worse than his detractors could have feared. In an interview with CNBC on Thursday, Trump, who anointed himself “king of debt,” stated that he is tossing around ideas about reducing the national debt by persuading creditors to accept something less […]

Trump Releases National Debt Plan That Is Hysterically (And Unintentionally) Against Everything Reagan Tried To Do

Trump Releases National Debt Plan That Is Hysterically (And Unintentionally) Against Everything Reagan Tried To Do

Donald Trump’s claim of being able to get rid of the $19 trillion national debt in only eight years has caused a mix of concern and amusement among economists. As The Washington Post pointed out; “Most economists would consider this impossible because it could require taking more than $2 trillion a year out of the […]

Obama Just Released A Chart That Proves He Cleaned Up Bush’s Mess

Obama Just Released A Chart That Proves He Cleaned Up Bush’s Mess

We liberals say this all the time: “Pres. Obama has cleaned up former Pres. George W. Bush’s messes.” While it’s true, and we KNOW it’s true, there’s nothing that will drive a point home better than a visual. The White House has released via Twitter a chart that proves that the deficit has been reduced […]