Tag Archives: Debt

Greece, Puerto Rico, the U.S.A., and how a debt crisis happens

How does a marginal high debt load turn into a crushing burden and debt crisis, and how do a few countries compare? Continue reading

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Don’t “Deal” me, Bro!

My view on the present last minute push for a “Deal” (a ‘New New Deal’? …) on the US debt and taxes. Continue reading

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$86 Trillion

Congress WILL cut spending. There isn’t any other choice. The only questions are “soon and orderly” or “later and with chaos and lower GDP”. Continue reading

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Demographic Bomb and US Debt Explosion

An interesting graph on Entitlements and the Federal Debt. Continue reading

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$16 Trillion!

The US Debt Clock rolls over $16 Trillion… “How can we be broke? The credit card still works!”… Continue reading

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