domestic spending

They just can't stop themselves. Here's Rep. Tom Cotton (R-Ark) on this week's Fox News Sunday, explaining to host Chris Wallace why he doesn't think it's fair to be raising taxes on the rich and why we cannot make any cuts to defense spending, but Read more...
This is exactly how Democrats should respond when someone like Ed Gillespie tries to pin our exploding deficits on the Obama administration. On this w Read more...
The Reagan Years - David Stockman And The Voodoo Deficit - 1983
(David Stockman - Forecast: Murky with periods of Fog) If the panel of interviewers on this Face The Nation broadcast from February 6, 1983 see Read more...
I don't think the situation could get much more dire, and yet the Senate millionaires prefer to act as if this brutal recession is no big deal. I just Read more...
Steve Benen writes the defense post that I've been considering for the last few days. He's asking, so where are those responsible Republican fisca Read more...

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The Reagan Years - The Economic Message Of September, 1981
("The voodoo you do so well") When President Reagan spoke about the economy, most people were mystified. He was the one who stressed the "trickle d Read more...