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Sunday December 21st 2014

‘Patrick Louis Knudsen’

Fiscal Cliff: Five Budget Tactics to Reject

Fiscal Cliff: Five Budget Tactics to Reject

Patrick Knudsen PATRICK LOUIS KNUDSEN, HERITAGE FOUNDATION If plunging over the fiscal cliff in January would threaten the nation’s economy, Congress and the President could also do harm in another way: by dodging the cliff through gimmicks and bogus budget cuts that create only illusory savings in a “grand” budget bargain. Both the [...]

Knudsen: The Fiscal Cliff and the Perils of Grand Budget Deals

Knudsen: The Fiscal Cliff and the Perils of Grand Budget Deals

Patrick Knudsen PATRICK LOUIS KNUDSEN, HERITAGE FOUNDATION One of the major complications in the current fiscal cliff debate is that both sides are overreaching, trying to tie a near-term resolution to a sweeping deficit reduction plan that would address the longer-term budgetary crisis looming in the years ahead. They see the cliff [...]

Fiscal Cliff: What Obama Should Do

Fiscal Cliff: What Obama Should Do

Patrick Knudsen PATRICK LOUIS KNUDSEN, HERITAGE FOUNDATION Having squandered most of 2012 with posturing and delay, Congress and the President are now careening toward a budgetary precipice of their own making. The so-called fiscal cliff will be reached just after New Year’s Eve—bringing a nearly $500 billion tax hike in 2013 and a [...]