Tag Archives: USA

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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Hypocrisy, Thy Name Is France

France is indignant over USA spying, but happy to have even more done by their own government. Continue reading

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Euros, Deflation, and Greece

The Economist thinks that the EU is headed for deflation and the cure is for governments to print more money and spend it with cronies of government and companies with large lobbyist departments (i.e. on ‘infrastructure’ projects) while ignoring the impact of high taxation rates and heavy burdensome regulatory environments. Continue reading

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What Does Economic / Political Collapse Look Like?

An interesting write up of a perspective on the collapse of the FSU, and what an American collapse might expect, if similar. Continue reading

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Some Thoughts On Russia

Is it useful to look at the present world stage through the lens of prior Empires? Continue reading

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