Author Archives: Jake Grant

Raising the Debt Limit Is Just a Temporary Fix

  Again and again on the campaign trail, President Donald Trump pledged that he would “drain the swamp”. He used it as a tagline alluding to how he would fix many of the problems synonymous with the federal government. Unfortunately, … Continue reading

CBO Releases 2017 Long-Term Budget Outlook

  New year, same fiscal warnings. The Congressional Budget Office has released their annual long-term budget outlook for 2017 and, likely to nobody’s surprise, the results are eerily similar to their previous predictions.   In the new report, CBO estimates … Continue reading

Failing to Address the Debt is Not Sustainable

  President Trump has a golden opportunity to appeal to the fiscal hawks who were wary about how he would address the $20 trillion national debt. With large cuts to the EPA, Dept. of State, and Dept. of Labor—among other … Continue reading