Posts Tagged ‘budget’

Don Boudreaux on Public Debt


Tuesday March 27th, 2012   •   Posted by Emily Skarbek at 7:33am PDT   •   1 Comment

Readers of MyGovCost will likely be interested in this week’s Econtalk podcast with Don Boudreaux on the nature and significance of public debt. Roberts and Boudreaux begin by discussing debt at the household level and then work to draw out which lessons apply to the spending of a federal government. In doing so, the…
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Dr. Emily Skarbek: “Government’s Obesity Crisis”


Tuesday January 18th, 2011   •   Posted by Allison Gibbs at 1:40pm PST   •   0 Comments

In this new article on the continual spending and stretching of the budget, Dr. Emily Skarbek explains the temptations for the new Congress to spend wastefully and heighten the debt ceiling. Equating Congress and the ever-expanding budget to over-eaters, Dr. Skarbek says that small intervals of “another ten pounds” are causing an extreme obesity crisis…
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