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Bankrupting America’s Spending Daily

Posted: February 27, 2013 at 5:00 pm   /   Features, Politics, Top Stories

Spending Daily | February 27, 2013 “The Sequester Revelation” The Wall Street Journal editorializes, “And when the Republicans opened the seventh seal of the sequester, there was a great earthquake; and the sun became black and the stars fell unto the Earth; and our nation’s ability to forecast severe weather, such as drought events, hurricanes and […]

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Bankrupting America’s Spending Daily

Posted: January 17, 2013 at 5:32 am   /   Politics

Spending Daily | January 16, 2013 A Dose of Debt Ceiling Reality for President Obama Public Notice Executive Director Gretchen Hamel writes for BlogHer, “Sometimes it feels like we swing from one fiscal crisis to the next. Earlier this month it was the fiscal cliff, now it is the debt ceiling, and after that will be the sequester. […]

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Debt Wish: Firemen First?

Posted: January 16, 2013 at 1:30 pm   /   Politics

Debt Wish: Firemen First? According to reports, if the debt ceiling isn’t raised, the Treasury Department will have to prioritize spending for its’ most crucial obligations.  Yet with all the wasteful spending going on in Washington, President Obama is saying Social Security checks, veterans’ benefits and pay for “specialists who track down loose nuclear materials” will be the first […]

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Debt Wish: The Stages of Addiction

Posted: January 16, 2013 at 9:15 am   /   Politics

Debt Wish: The Stages of Addiction There is a dangerous addiction rampant in Washington: the addiction to spending. The cycle of spending more than what is being taken in continues as leaders refuse to make the cuts needed. Of course, the first step towards breaking the addiction is admitting you have a problem. It shouldn’t take four […]

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Bankrupting America’s Spending Daily

Posted: December 4, 2012 at 5:00 pm   /   Politics

Spending Daily | December 4, 2012 Cliff Divers and Cliff Negotiators Battle It Out During Fiscal Debate The Wall Street Journal reports, “That sputtering sound you hear in Washington is the sound of the deficit-reduction talks trying to get rolling again. That other noise? Oh, that’s the sound of a growing number of partisans on both […]

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The Story of Business: The Opportunity to Compete (New Video)

Posted: December 4, 2012 at 12:45 pm   /   Politics, Videos

New Video The Story of Business: The Opportunity to Compete Arlington, Va. – Bankrupting America, a project of Public Notice, released its latest video in the “Story of Business” series looking at how burdensome government regulations impact real businesses struggling in today’s economy. The video profiles Jeff Lawrence, owner of Forefront Construction in Middletown, Penn., […]

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Obama faces cranky electorate

Posted: May 28, 2012 at 10:30 am   /   Elections, Politics

What happens to presidents when the economy is bad, and when the electorate feels a sense of displeasure or even despair? In the 1930s, FDR managed to cause a lit of that despair and get reelected approximately 7000 times. But this is not the 1930s, and Barack Obama does not have FDR’s charm. And we […]

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Latest video from Bankrupting America

Posted: May 21, 2012 at 12:30 pm   /   Politics, Videos

The Story of Business video series from Bankrupting America is powerful effective, and must-watch, and this latest installment is no exception. You run a small business. The EPA tells you that one of the labels you are using for a product doesn’t meet their standards. The product themselves are environmentally safe, and the EPA has […]

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