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  1. vision 2021
    Biden Has Nothing to Fear But Fear of Deficits ItselfA Biden aide just warned that Trump’s deficits will leave little room for new spending. That kind of thinking could doom a post-pandemic recovery.
  2. the media
    The New York Times’ Deficit Coverage Is Fake NewsWhy is the paper of record still presenting deficit-hawk propaganda as objective fact?
  3. democratic primaries
    Pete Buttigieg’s Vow to Cut the Deficit Is Fiscally IrresponsibleThere’s nothing “responsible” about encouraging the superstitious fear of deficits that’s done incalculable harm to our economy and planet.
  4. the budget
    Please Stop Helping Mitch McConnell Lie About the DeficitThe Senate Majority Leader says that simple math requires the U.S. to cut Social Security and Medicare. Too many “objective” reporters agree.
  5. trump tax cuts
    The Trump Tax Cuts Keep Getting Worse for the Deficit — and Better for the RichRich people are manipulating retirement plans to milk the Trump tax cuts for all they’re worth (and then a little extra).
  6. This Republican Senator Just Called His Party’s Bluff on Tax CutsRepublicans say that their tax bill will pay for itself. James Lankford wants his party to put its money where its mouth is.
  7. Trump Wants to Slash Corporate Tax Rates, Deficit Be DamnedThe president’s new tax plan reportedly includes an enormous, unfunded tax cut for American corporations.
  8. Trump to Explode the Deficit More ResponsiblyLarry Kudlow and Stephen Moore are revising Trump’s tax plan so it only expands the deficit by $4 trillion.
  9. Donald Trump Is Campaigning on the New DealDonald Trump could end up pulling Clinton to the left on government spending.
  10. the national interest
    Senator Exposed D.C. Insanity for One NightThe residue of the Great Freak-out.
  11. the national interest
    The GOP’s Deficit Offer Is This: NothingBut thanks to the expiring Bush tax cuts, Democrats can afford to hang tough.
  12. money woes
    Centrists Take Aim at the Budget’s Sacred CowsDaring to touch the third rail of politics.
  13. money woes
    Obama’s 2012 Budget: $1.65 Trillion Deficit Means More Cuts, Less StimulusIs that the biggest deficit ever in your budget, or are you just unhappy to see me?