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The Reality of Government Spending, Debt, and Business

Dean Baker sums up modern economics

Dean Baker is an acclaimed author and co-founder of the Center for Economic and Policy Research in Washington, D.C. Often published in many major publications including the New York Times, Washington Post, and National Public Radio, his analysis gives insight into our economic situation.

See also: AARP on passage of Budget Control Act of 2011.

Baker discusses the reality of how the government is handling decisions regarding national debt. He sums up the current state of public affairs from business leaders to political candidates, pointing out that their leadership styles are often very similar. Mr. Baker also talks at length about other topics that will affect boomers including Medicare policy and Social Security spending

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