Tag Archive: entitlement spending

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Mar
09

Entitlements at Rest

Henry David Thoreau once pined that “the government that governs best governs least.” Maybe that was true in his day, but that was before they invented cruise control. Entitlement (mandatory) spending accounts for over 60% of the US budget. These are programs that are funded by pre-arranged formulas. If Congress and the President “do nothing” …

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Nov
09

Budget Cuts: An Introduction; or, How to Reduce the Burden of the National Debt without Really Trying

The November 2nd elections seemed to indicate that people are concerned about the US’s growing debt/GDP ratio. Electing new politicians is easy. Getting those politicians to make meaningful budget changes is more difficult. Ever wanting to be helpful, we here at Capitalism Today wish to offer some sound budget advice. Facts matter. You don’t get …

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