We should never deliberate over the lives and well-being of our own citizens. This was a fail on the part of Congress.
Conservative groups have come out against the Sandy bill, claiming that it contains too much "wasteful and unnecessary pork barrel spending."
Our legislators are again set to raise the debt ceiling. But imagine a world where we actually have to pay for what our government spends, how would this world be different?
With staggeringly high unemployment rates, out-of-work millennials could already be hurting the society and economy of the U.S. 10 years from now.
The US tax system isn’t broke. In fact, it is doing exactly what it was designed to do, destroying the American economy and fostering societal revolution.
Ron Paul says that we are over the fiscal cliff, but he's only partly correct.
This deal is not good for the economy. It doesn’t do anything to cap the burden of government spending. It doesn’t reform entitlement programs.
There are several incentives for Congress to pass retroactive legislation to erase the effects of the fiscal cliff, but the most important one is that Congress members want to keep their jobs.