Reducing National Debt Paper

“What should the federal government do to reduce the national debt (if anything)?”You can frame your response on one or more of the following questions:

  • Should we raise taxes substantially? If so, what types of taxes should we use?
  • Should we cut spending programs? If so, what program(s) should we cut?
  • Should we not worry about the debt? If so, explain why you don’t think it is a big deal.

The same rules will apply in terms of length and format. Write a 700-800 word Op-Ed taking a side on this issue. Please make sure it is double spaced, includes your name on the top-left corner, is properly cited using APA format (ideally you should have 3-5 references; they can include news articles, research papers, books, etc.), and draws from sound economic arguments.