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What is the real problem for most of us?

Robert Borosage writes a warning about when bipartisan elites come to a consensus on solving the “problem”. Today’s elite consensus — that deficits are at crisis levels, that budgets must be brought into balance immediately — is equally wrong-headed. It slights the real crisis we face, and is foreign to the spirit that made America […]

Greenspan Commission Staff Alumni on Bi-Partisan Commissions

by Bruce WebbI get e-mail Everyone, Over the weekend, eight of us who worked on the Greenspan commission drafted a joint written statement (attached and pasted below.)We have just submitted it to the Budget Committee. We are hoping it gets as wide a distribution as possible. In that regard, if any of you are able […]