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Fiscal Cliff Analysis

November 19, 2012

Interesting analysis of the impending fiscal cliff, taking a somewhat deeper dive into some of the CBO numbers. Conclusion: defense spending has the biggest bang for the buck, and the tax increase on the wealthy has the smallest. This is not to say either option is right or wrong, but we should keep this information in mind when analyzing the best solution to our current problems.

Inform The Pundits!

The election is over but nothing has changed. Jobs and the economy are still America’s #1 priority.

A remarkable report released two days after the election puts into sharp focus the impact of falling off the fiscal cliff on jobs and the economy.

This important new report from the CBO is dryly titled:
Economic Effects of Policies Contributing to Fiscal Tightening in 2013
– Congressional Budget Office (CBO), 11/8/2012

The same old players were reelected, yet we are hoping for a different outcome this time.

Will the politicians pay attention to what this newest CBO report tells them? Probably not!

Why Job Creation is still America’s #1 Priority

Despite the many months of private-sector job growth bragged on by the President there is no mystery why job creation remains American’s #1 issue.

According to data from the BLS, 8.6 million jobs were lost in the Great Recession between…

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