Freeman

IN BRIEF

Search for Budget Compromise in Trouble

JUNE 24, 2011

“Congressional Republicans on Thursday abandoned budget talks aimed at clearing the way for a federal debt limit increase, leaving the outcome in doubt as they vowed not to give in to a Democratic push for new tax revenues as part of any compromise.” (New York Times)

The last thing government should get is more revenue.

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