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Blog: No Presidential Plan???

Aug 05, 2011 | By Marge Clarke, BVM

In “Where’s Your Budget, Mr. President,” (Wall Street Journal, 8/3/11) House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan wrote that President Obama had failed to present any plan to deal with the long-term debt and deficit.  This is only one of the untruths in his article. Read more

Blog: The Deal and Appropriations

Aug 01, 2011 | By Marge Clarke, BVM

The “debt clock” must have been at 21:58 with minutes clicking on, when the leadership came to a deal . . . Good to have a deal – better if it is passed in both chambers this afternoon.  But, the work is not screeching to a halt! Read more

The Debt Deal to Avoid Default

We are still discovering the details of “the DEAL” to raise the debt ceiling. It is emerging that it is a mix of good news/bad news. There is something for everyone to hate. Progressives and Conservatives are likely to be unified in their dislike of the compromise. (Some say that evidences a good compromise.) Read more

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