The budget surplus myth

On Thursday the White House published the chart below that explains how the nation got from the Clinton-era budget surplus and the projection that it would eventually pay off the U.S. national debt to the $14 trillion debacle we’re facing only a decade later.

U.S. National Debt

(Click on the image for a slightly more legible version.)

Attended interesting discussion with Ben Stein

Ben Stein speaking at 2006 National Summit on ...

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Attended interesting discussion with Ben Stein at #PearsonCite about the interrelation between education, national prosperity, and freedom.