The Chart That Should Accompany All Discussions of the Debt Ceiling

You can be against deficits. You can be for preserving tax cuts. You cannot be for both -- logically, that is. Full Story »

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Posted by: Posted by Fabrice Florin - Jul 25, 2011 - 8:57 AM PDT
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Edited by: Fabrice Florin - Jul 25, 2011 - 11:39 AM PDT
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by Bob Herrschaft - Aug. 13, 2011

...very nicely done, especially the residual effects of the Bush tax cuts.

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by Barry Grossheim - Jul. 27, 2011

Sometimes a picture really is worth a 1000 words!

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by Gerald Zuckier - Aug. 10, 2011

It demonstrates the utter incoherence of being very concerned about a structural federal deficit but ruling out of consideration the policy that was largest single ... More »

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by Bill Robinson - Jul. 26, 2011

Fallows is an experienced journalist with a notable reputation for careful, thoughtful, and persuasive work.

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