Tag: National Debt
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.
The Fed and the U.S. National Debt
Now that the Fed has changed its policies, U.S. taxpayers will be forced to bear a larger burden in paying for the full cost national debt.
Interest Due on U.S. National Debt Starts to Explode
The interest due on U.S. national debt has put the gov on a course to spend more on debt than national defense.
The Return of Trillion Dollar Deficits
Federal Student Loan program driving national debt.
Unlawful Obamacare Fees to Add to National Debt
HHS must reimburse states for unlawfully compelling them to pay the Affordable Care Act’s Health Insurance Provider Fee (HIPF).
An Ugly Hockey Stick of Student Loan Debt
The U.S. government has cumulatively borrowed more than a trillion dollars to be in that business of making student loans.
National Idolatry and Constitution Day
By federal statute, September 17 is designated as a holy day in the American civic religion. On that day in 1787, the delegates to the Philadelphia Convention affixed their signatures to the document that they had created and that governs us today. The website constitutionday.com encourages public demonstrations of love for the Constitution and...
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The Federal Budget in Plain English
According to the President’s Office of Management and Budget, the 2016 federal budget looks like this (p. 115): [table id=1 /] Now let’s pretend this is a household budget by removing eight zeros: [table id=2 /] Clearly, this family is financially irresponsible, as rising debt and debt-service costs consume the family budget. To continue...
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Krugman Attacks Us
When Paul Krugman starts attacking us, we know we’re doing something right. John Maynard Keynes’s presumptive heir, Krugman apparently doesn’t like the findings of our recent book edited by Research Fellow David Beckworth, Boom & Bust Banking: The Causes and Cures of the Great Recession, exposing the profound fallacies of Lord Keynes’s love affair...
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