Tag: National Debt
A Surprise Trillion Dollar Deficit

In truth, the surprise trillion-dollar deficit for the first 11 months of fiscal 2019 really isn’t much of a surprise.

Who Are the U.S. Government’s Biggest Creditors?

The Treasury Department has recently revised and updated its estimates of who the U.S. government has borrowed from for its 2018 fiscal year.

Can Congress Restrain Its Promiscuous Spending?

What would it take to balance the U.S. government’s budget over the next 10 years?

Trump’s Trade War Makes Us All Losers

The commercial war between the world’s superpower and the Chinese dictatorship has affected the U.S. economy, which has dropped from an annual rate of growth of 4 percent to 2 percent.

How Uncle Sam’s Borrowing Binge Might Spark a New Financial Crisis

The sale of U.S. Treasuries in a relatively short period of time appears set to cause problems in global credit markets.

The Worst Budget Deal in History

As in 2009 and 2010, it is unlikely that we will see greater prosperity in the future as a result of the 2019 budget deal.

Booming Spending Outweighs Record Tax Collections

Where the primary cause of the U.S. government’s growing deficits and national debt is concerned, it’s the spending, stupid!

Five Years to the National Debt Death Spiral

Net interest on the national debt has become one of the fastest growing segments of federal spending.

Who Owns $21.5 Trillion of the U.S. National Debt?

The U.S. national debt has nearly reached $22 trillion, rising by nearly $500 billion since the U.S. government’s 2018 fiscal year ended on September 30, 2018.

A Very Bad Start in 2019

Despite collecting record levels of revenues from taxes, somehow the Gov. is managing to increase its spending even more.

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