economic analysis

Federal Spending

Brian Riedl of The Heritage Foundation discusses the impact of the sharp increase of federal spending on American households. Federal spending per household under President Obama has increased by $11,000,...

Federal Revenue and Taxes

Curtis Dubay of The Heritage Foundation discusses how much American families pay in taxes and how the massive expansion of government spending will affect the amount paid. On average, households pay $22,000...

Budget Deficits

JD Foster of The Heritage Foundation discusses what a budget deficit is and its impact on our economic future. A budget deficit is the result of government spending more than it receives in taxes and revenues....