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One Cent Solution featured in Atlanta Journal-Constitution

December 8, 2011 One Cent Solution

Today, an article featuring Brue Cook and the One Cent Solution ran in the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, (“Plan shaves federal budget cent a time”).  Bruce met with reporter Daniel Malloy in Washington, DC last week when he was in town to rally support for the plan among policymakers on Capitol Hill.  The article highlights the plans [...]

Post Super Committee — What’s Next?

November 30, 2011 One Cent Solution

The failure of the Super Committee last week has left policymakers on the Hill scratching their heads and asking themselves, “What now?”  As The Hill reports: “In the wake of the recent supercommittee failure, lawmakers from both parties moved quickly to frame the looming budget debates that will dominate the rest of the year and [...]

Super Committee Proposal — More Tax than Spend

November 2, 2011 One Cent Solution

For a Committee tasked with cutting spending and deficits, the plan submitted to the congressional Super Committee last week moves in the wrong direction.  It calls for higher spending, at least initially, and significantly higher taxes. The plan, authored by Senator Max Baucus and backed by a minority of members of the panel, would reduce [...]

Deficit for 2011 — $1.3 trillion!

October 13, 2011 One Cent Solution

The so-called Super Committee is busy working on plans to reduce the deficit by at least $1.2 trillion over ten years.  Whether the Committee succeeds in hitting that target, or even a fraction of the target, is very much in doubt. What’s not in doubt is the size of the deficit for the fiscal year [...]