United States public debt

Debt Ceiling Fallout: Boehner Pays The Price For Climbing In Bed With Tea Party Imbeciles

Debt Ceiling Fallout: Boehner Pays The Price For Climbing In Bed With Tea Party Imbeciles

Boehner may face serious repercussions from "true conservatives" in the tea party movement, but that is the price he pays…

10 years ago

66% of Republicans Want Their Representatives to Cause an Economic Catastrophe

One would think that the idea of deliberately crashing the economy would not garner much support, but an overwhelming majority…

11 years ago

Not Their (De)fault: House Republicans Think Tanking The Economy Will Make It Stronger

A group of House Republicans are arguing that that the nation's credit rating would actually be better if the United…

11 years ago

Republican Economic Ignorance Is Pushing America Off The Austerity Cliff

For the past two years under Republican rule, America relinquished its leadership position to Europe and became a devotee of…

11 years ago

Republican Myth Busted: Reagan Raised the Debt Ceiling 3 Times More than Obama

President Reagan raised the debt ceiling the more times than any other President since 1960. He raised it 18 times.…

12 years ago

Fitch Ratings Shoots Down Every Republican Talking Point on the Debt Ceiling

Fitch ratings poked a huge hole in Republican talking points by warning that using the debt ceiling as a mechanism…

12 years ago

Nancy Pelosi Destroys Republican Talking Points on the Debt Ceiling

Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) destroyed Republican talking points regarding the debt ceiling on Face the Nation, and then upped the ante…

12 years ago

The Debt Ceiling Pays Off Money That Republicans Already Spent

Federal law requires Congress to authorize the government to borrow any money that is needed to pay for the programs…

12 years ago

The Federal Deficit Will Be Cut By 40% By The End Of This Fiscal year

When President Obama took office, the federal deficit was $1.413 trillion dollars. Three years later, at the end of fiscal…

12 years ago