July 31, 2014

The Newest Fiscal Solution -- Designed by You

November 29, 2012
AARP Blog

Excerpt

The calculator sponsored by Concord Coalition and Next 10 starts you off $2.3 trillion in the hole, and you dig out from there. In addition to places in the budget you can cut, it also gives you proposals for new programs that would add to the deficit. That’s the real world that lawmakers operate in: Despite the nation’s fiscal woes, a parade of interest groups and lobbyists are always pushing for more money for their agendas.