How will the national debt change with the COVID‑19 pandemic?
Radio Spot Broadcast via Texas State Networks on May 13, 2020

Dr. Perryman explains why the government will take on more debt to keep the economy's structure in place.

What can be done to address the continuing increases in the deficit and national debt?
Radio Spot Broadcast via Texas State Networks on August 26, 2019

The Congressional Budget Office is out with some new budget estimates with continuing very large increases in the deficit and national debt. What to do about it? Dr. Perryman explains.

Bigger than GDP
Column Published in syndication September 09, 2020

According to a new report from the non-partisan Congressional Budget Office (CBO), the amount of federal debt held by the public is projected to exceed gross domestic product (GDP) for the first time next year. This assessment is consistent with current and projected patterns and, thus, likely to occur.

$20,000,000,000,000!!
Column Published in syndication March 29, 2017

The US national debt has just topped $20 trillion. That's 20 million millions or $20,000,000,000,000. It's a large number, and people are (justifiably) concerned.