Monday, December 06, 2010


The Deficit Commission - officially named the National Commission on Fiscal Responsibility and Reform - is a bipartisan commission. It's purpose is to identify policies which will improve the fiscal situation of the United States. Clearly, in order to accomplish this some very unpopular recommendations have been made and many difficult decisions will be required.

Read more about the commission, what it has done to date, and even whether it is necessary:

1. National Commission on Fiscal Responsibility and Reform. []
2. Is the Deficit Commission serious? [Mother Jones]
3. Deficit Commission Proposals: What they could mean for your retirement. [CBS MoneyWatch]
4. Budget chairman says deficit commission didn't go far enough. [The Hill]
5. How deficit commission voted on co-chairs proposal. [The Seattle Times]

6. If Americans had a vote, would they back deficit commission report? [The Christian Science Monitor]
7. Deficit deals on the table?: 10 proposals from the panel that have the best chances of becoming law. [The Houston Chronicle]
8. Alan Simpson and teats: He knows whereof he speaks. [The Huffington Post]
9. Parsing the Deficit Reduction Plans. / Deficit Reduction Plans comparison chart (PDF). [Center for American Progress]
10. Is deficit commission wrong? Critics say there's no national debt crisis. [The Christian Science Monitor]

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