Avarice and greed are often used as interchangeable synonyms, with greed having the higher frequency of use and avarice appearing only rarely. However, if you look at the finer distinctions in their connotations and their etymology, you will find...
The idea that the U.S. government is in debt is a widespread misconception. The "national debt" is not a measure of debt, but rather a measure of saved dollars held by the private sector. This article attempts to explain the mechanics of money creation, as well as distinguish dollars from...
A history of the United States National Debt, from 1788 to 2009, in text and pictures. Ponder the true foundations of this $12 trillion and growing debt, the changes in policy and values along the way, the personalities involved and those major events that precipitated such cost.
From time to time we hear about the possibility of a Federal Government Shutdown. What leads up to this step and what does the constitution say about it? This hub is packed with helpful information.
Personal debt can teach us some things about national debt. What we experience personally as a result of owing too much money, is also true of our nation as it continuously digs deeper into debt.
Are we heading for a depression worse than the Great Depression of the 1930's? I think so and here is why.
Many potentially disastrous issues face the United States. This article suggest a list of five so-called economic tsunamis that could ruin the economy of the U.S.
Every efficient monetary system needs to ensure the creation, transfer, and supply of money is monitored and controlled. The United States has the Federal Reserve as a gatekeeper of money
Our country has some serious problems to solve in the area of our annual deficit. But Americans have solved difficult problems before and we will again.
The human race is in debt to itself for more money than there actually is in existence. Even if we all tightened all of our belts and starved ourselves to death to pay off the debt, we still couldn’t succeed. There just isn’t enough money to do it.