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Deficit Spending

The White House predicts deficits of $304 billion in the current fiscal year and $307 billion in 2004. And that doesn't take into account a possible war with Iraq. How did these projections get so big and what do they mean for the American economy? Join host Neal Conan and guests for the discussion.

Guests:

Mark Zandi
*Chief Economist at Economy.com

Stephen Moore
*Senior Fellow in Economics at the Cato Institute

Bill Gale
*Senior Fellow at the Brookings Institutions and Co-Director of the Tax Policy Center at Brookings

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Neal Conan
Award winning journalist Neal Conan was the final host of Talk of the Nation, which broadcast its final show on June 27, 2013.