David M. Walker Talks with Weatherhead
Date & Time: May 1, 2012 3 PM
Peter B. Lewis Building - Lower Level
11119 Bellflower Road
Cleveland, OH 44106-7235
The Honorable David M. Walker, Founder and CEO of the Comeback America Initiative and Former Comptroller General of the U.S. will visit Weatherhead on May 1, 2012 to give his talk “Will a Debt Tsunami Crash on America’s Shores?”
David M. Walker will discuss in his presentation the historical change in role of the federal government, the growing deficit and dept problems facing the nation, and the forces driving these problems. Along with the problems facing the nation he will show the how the U.S. compares to other countries and discuss the potential disastrous implications if we do not restore fiscal sanity. He will also discuss a range of non-partisan solutions and reforms covering areas such as the budget process/controls, social insurance programs, health care, defense, the tax code, and political reforms.
Walker was Comptroller General of the U.S. under Presidents Bill Clinton and George W. Bush - a position often referred to as “the nation’s top auditor” - and he is the author of a 2010 book, Comeback America, about policies to address the federal deficit.
Students, staff, and faculty may register for the talk, but please note that seating is limited.
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