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Erskine Bowles: “This Debt Is Like a Cancer”

Posted by Larry Doyle on July 13th, 2010 7:10 AM |

Identifying a problem is one thing. Doing something about it is an entirely different issue. All too often, America’s political leaders have further exacerbated our fiscal disaster by not responsibly managing our nation’s finances. What do we get? Lots of talk. What do we need? Lots of action. Will we get it? Well, why is America poised to throw a large number of incumbents out of Washington? America wants action.

Why do we need action and a man-sized heaping of sense on cents while we are at it? Let’s have a look at what Erskine Bowles (co-head of President Obama’s national debt commission with former Senator Alan Simpson R-WY) has to say. Glen Johnson of the Associated Press writes, Debt Commission Leaders Paint Gloomy Picture:

The heads of President Barack Obama’s national debt commission painted a gloomy picture Sunday as the United States struggles to get its spending under control. (more…)






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