US Budget Watch - Nightly Business Report http://usbudgetwatch.org/taxonomy/term/120/0 en The Deficit's $2 Trillion Dollar Wound | Nightly Business Report http://usbudgetwatch.org/news/deficits-2-trillion-dollar-wound-nightly-business-report <div class="field field-type-link field-field-publication-url"> <div class="field-label">Original URL:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="http://www.pbs.org/nbr/site/onair/transcripts/deficit_revised_to_9trillion_090825/">http://www.pbs.org/nbr/site/onair/transcripts/deficit_revised_to_9trillion_09082...</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>MAYA MACGUINEAS, PRES., COMMITTEE FOR A RESPONSIBLE FEDERAL BUDGET: You can't borrow this much money without at some point your creditors saying, ... and more&nbsp;&raquo;</p> Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget Fiscal Policy Program Maya MacGuineas Nightly Business Report Wed, 26 Aug 2009 00:41:00 +0000 admin 1333 at http://usbudgetwatch.org The Federal Deficit Tops $1-Trillion | Nightly Business Report http://usbudgetwatch.org/news/federal-deficit-tops-1-trillion-nightly-business-report <div class="field field-type-link field-field-publication-url"> <div class="field-label">Original URL:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="http://www.pbs.org/nbr/site/onair/transcripts/nbr_transcripts_090713/">http://www.pbs.org/nbr/site/onair/transcripts/nbr_transcripts_090713/</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>MAYA MACGUINEAS, PRES., COMMITTEE FOR A RESPONSIBLE FEDERAL BUDGET: What we're doing is we are borrowing to keep the economy afloat and this is a short term strategy. The problem is that the trillion dollars is a reminder that we don't have any plan to stop borrowing at an unsustainable level.</p> Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget Fiscal Policy Program Maya MacGuineas Nightly Business Report Tue, 14 Jul 2009 01:36:00 +0000 admin 1265 at http://usbudgetwatch.org