UP FOR DEBATE: To Spend Or Not To Spend
POINT / COUNTERPOINT
Two perspectives on one of the nation's biggest debates this week.
The Skinny on Fat Deficits
- OTMAR ISSING, Project Syndicate
The Financial Future
When one number tells two stories.
The estimated deficit the federal government ran in October, the first fiscal month of fiscal year 2021
"Biden’s $11 trillion in new spending is radically far to the left of any Democratic presidential nominee in recent memory—likely back to Lyndon Johnson in 1964.”
- BRIAN REIDL, The Dispatch
“The Goldilocks balance is the state of affairs in which money supplies on the one hand, and goods supplies and productive capacity on the other hand, grow in tandem.”
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