America’s $30 Trillion National Debt Should Be a Wake Up Call

America’s $30 Trillion National Debt Should Be a Wake Up Call

This post was originally published on this site  America’s national debt exceeded $10 trillion for the first time ever in October 2008. By mid-September 2017 the national debt had doubled to $20 trillion. That was so recently that it probably feels like the week before last. Remember Donald Trump issuing...

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Federal Deficit Narrowed in October, Ahead of Debt-Ceiling Debate

Federal Deficit Narrowed in October, Ahead of Debt-Ceiling Debate

This post was originally published on this siteThe federal government ran a $165 billion deficit during October, a smaller gap when compared with a year earlier, as the government took in higher revenue from taxes and other receipts and pulled back on spending.

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