James Pethokoukis

The U.S. debt situation vs. AAA governments

August 10, 2011

This chart from the Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget shows the U.S. situation could be considered the most dire:

Why growth is good

August 10, 2011

Today’s WSJ op-ed by Jeb Bush and  Kevin Warsh is hardly startling in its policy recommendations, as wise as those recommendations happen to be.  What I really like about the piece  is that its authors gave us the “why” as well as the “how.” And the “why” is not just about making CBO numbers add up: