The plan would cut debt growth by $5.2 trillion over the next 10 years.
‘We can’t be the first generation to leave the country worse than we found it’
Octogenarian does the pony to get millennials involved in the fiscal cliff situation
‘I showed the White House $600 billion of cuts in health care entitlements yesterday’
The Simpson-Bowles approach is the only solution to our debt mess.
Americans have been too quick to dismiss the commission’s proposals.
“If the US does not put its fiscal house in order, the reckoning will be sure and the devastation severe”
Alan Simpson: Kids 'walking on their pants,' 'listening to the Enema Man and Snoopy Snoopy Poop Dogg' - TheDC
Former senator misidentifies Snoog Dogg and Eminem as he berates young kids of America
In his State of the Union speech next week, President Obama should declare the beginning of a bipartisan era.
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Rough Seas Ahead - TheDC
Budget and debt fights in 2011 will eclipse Obama’s lame duck wins
How to starve the beast - TheDC
Mixed conservative reaction to tax deal caused by lack of clarity around deficit impact
The plan is a compromise between the left and the far left.
President Obama’s debt commission gained bipartisan support but fell short of the 14 votes needed to pass the their plan
Debt commission final report leans right, but conservatives say it’s just a first step
Final debt commission vote anti-climactic, as three plans released already lay out way forward
Budget proposals have urged shrinking or eliminating tax breaks that help make employer health insurance the leading source of coverage in the nation
Alan Simpson lashed out at seniors Wednesday because they are unhappy with his ideas for reducing the deficit
We now have a president who is better suited to have been running Greece into the ground than implementing a sane economic policy.
Poll: Voters overwhelmingly back steep cuts in Federal payroll - National Journal
The presidential debt commission’s recommendation to downsize the federal payroll by 10 percent during the next decade wins a landslide two-thirds approval from voters