Category Archives: Federal Debt

Is There Any Good News in the Deal on Debt?

(Return to the Contents Topics page.) The Debt Deal struck a couple of weeks ago did (perhaps) avert a national default; the perhaps is because our constitution provides that the US will allocate funds to cover obligations, so it is … Continue reading

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Feelings, Faith and Facts: Casey Anthony and the Debt Ceiling Fracas

(Return to the Contents Topics page.) The entire Casey Anthony drama pretty much escaped my attention until this past Tuesday (July 5).  Well, if you were trying to catch any cable news during the past few weeks, you couldn’t be … Continue reading

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The Looming Debt Limit Crisis

(Return to the Contents Topics page.) After thirty years of rising income and wealth inequality and federal debt, and declining prosperity, the U.S. is now poised on the brink of an economic disaster.  The legal limit on the amount of … Continue reading

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Federal Debt

(Return to the Contents Topics page.) Trillions of Debt: A new Perspective on the magnitudes involved in inequality and debt. Is There Any Good News In the Deal On Debt?:  Guest blogger Janet Spitz discusses some good news in the … Continue reading

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Who Ran Up the Federal Debt?

(Return to the Contents Topics page.)          To me, this may be the most amazing thing about the whole economic story of the last 30 years, and it’s certainly the most ironic: Except for about $900 billion of federal that existed before … Continue reading

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