February 28, 2014
WHAT SHALL WE DO WITH THE SURPLUS?:
Federal Budget Deficit Falls to Smallest Level Since 2008 (ANNIE LOWREY,FEB. 27, 2014, NY Times)
Closing the books on a fiscal year in which the federal budget deficit fell more sharply than in any year since the end of World War II, the Treasury Department reported on Thursday that the deficit for 2013 dropped to $680 billion, from about $1.1 trillion the previous year.
It's what ending World Wars does.Posted by Orrin Judd at February 28, 2014 1:07 PM