Displaying items by tag: deficit

Tuesday, 05 April 2022 14:13

OPINION: Attention! Deficit disorder!

On March 28, U.S. President Joe Biden unveiled his 2023 budget proposal. It totals $5.8 trillion, which would bring federal spending and deficits back below their pandemic-era heights (although not back to 2019 levels). Biden's ask comes to nearly $18,000 for every man, woman, and child in America.

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Monday, 06 December 2021 13:45

OPINION: How the spending spree will end

Can I let you in on a not-so-little secret? The Democrats in Washington don’t really mean it. The Republicans don’t, either.

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The Biden administration has continued the government spending spree of the Trump administration started and has even managed to speed it up. Never before has the federal government run a budget deficit this big through the first six months of a fiscal year.

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SOUTHERN PINES – In arguably its most intense match of the season, the Richmond Senior High School Lady Raiders varsity volleyball team overcame an early one-game deficit to storm back and defeat No. 1 Sandhills Athletic Conference foe Pinecrest High School 3-1 Tuesday. 

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CAMERON – Entering Wednesday’s non-conference match at Union Pines High School, the Richmond Senior High School Lady Raiders varsity volleyball team hadn’t allowed a match to go to five games during the 2017 season. 

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