Debt Ceiling, Fiscal Issues, Paying the Bills of Congress, AIG Bailout Lawsuit (2013)

MR. CARNEY: Good afternoon, ladies and gentlemen. Thank you for being here. Before I start, it is amazing, in today’s era of lightning communications, how this already seems to be a moment that’s passing, but it is worth pausing to remember, perhaps in my mind, the greatest political journalist ever, and that’s Richard Ben Cramer. […]

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Crash Course: Chapter 13 – A National Failure to Save by Chris Martenson

If you’ve just seen the previous chapter on debt, then you might be wondering if either our savings or our assets are of sufficient quantity to make those levels of debt perfectly manageable. In the next chapter I’ll deal with assets. In this chapter I will present evidence that the United States has failed to […]

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