Posts Tagged ‘2012 budget’

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    Federal Spending Questions

    Apr 21, 11 • 174 Views • Economic Debates, Government, Households, Macroeconomic Measurement, Thinking EconomicallyNo Comments

    Hearing the following, one Washington Post reporter said, “Four pinocchios.” In a February survey of 801 “likely” voters, a majority (63%) said that the biggest budget items were defense and foreign aid. Also, they suggested

  • The Congress and the Deficit

    Budget Issues

    Apr 7, 11 • 177 Views • Economic Debates, Economic History, Government, Macroeconomic MeasurementNo Comments

    There are so many budget issues. How to remember them? You might think of 3 and 8. 3 decisions: 1) The shutdown: There might be a partial government shutdown on Friday, April 8, because Congress cannot agree on the 2011 budget. So far, where necessary,