Running on Empty: How the Democratic and Republican Parties Are Bankrupting Our Future and What Americans Can Do About It
When Bush came to office in 2001, the 10-year budget balance was officially projected to be at a surplus of $5.6 trillion. But after three big tax cuts, the bursting of the stock-market bubble, and the devastating effects of 9/11on the economy, the surplus has evaporated, and the deficit is expected to grow to $ 5-trillion over the next decade. The domestic deficit is only...more
ebook, 272 pages
Published August 1st 2004 by Farrar, Straus and Giroux
(first published 2004)
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