The latest news on debt
If federal loans aren't enough, private loans are getting cheaper and easier.
Obama wants the power to eliminate discrete spending items.
Washington must wake up. If debt and deficits continue to grow at their current levels the American dream will devolve into a nightmare.
Government streamlines application, reduces rates
New rules streamline applications, lower interest rates
2010 brings lower interest rates, easier application and repayment rules
There are those who will point to the large deficits run up on a yearly basis under Presidents Ronald Reagan and George W. Bush as proof that what is happening under Obama is just business as usual. They would be wrong.
Jobs growth appears limited to temporary positions with the U.S. census.
The VAT is highly regressive, hitting unfairly the wallets of low and middle income wage earners while being a massive revenue machine for the government.
The only thing Washington appears committed to is digging a deeper hole.