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Monday, April 18, 2011

Coming Debt-Ceiling Vote Puts Pressure on New Congressmen

“They ran against debt. They swore and swore again that they’d cut up the nation’s credit card. But now the 87 freshmen House Republicans are facing intense pressure from administration officials and even some natural allies on why they should — indeed, why they must — vote to allow the federal government to go even deeper into debt.” (Washington Post)

Would the sky really fall if they said no?

FEE Timely Classic
“Democracy, Deficit, and Debt” by Steven Horwitz