The U.S. Budget Deficit: Love it or Leave it Richard B. Du Boff DOI: https://doi.org/10.14452/MR-041-07-1989-11_8 Keywords: Political Economy Abstract Review of The Debt and the Deficit: False Alarms/Real Possibilities by Robert Heilbroner and Peter Bernstein.This article can also be found at the Monthly Review website, where most recent articles are published in full.Click here to purchase a PDF version of this article at the Monthly Review website. Requires Subscription or Fee PDF (USD 3) Published 1989-12-08 Issue Vol. 41, No. 7: December 1989 Section Reviews Please see here for reprint requests.