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...
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.
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.
The debate as to whether Conservative or Progressive economic theory was better for the country. The best way to measure that, I think, is to look at the history of Panics, Recessions, and Depressions in America since its foundings and compare that with which economic theory was in place at the...
The unfunded liability of Social Security is a hot topic for all political debate. Yes, it's a problem. But do they tell you how it got that way?
Hurricane Iniki was the third most damaging hurricane in U.S. History and the most destructive hurricane to the Hawaiian Islands in this century. It was classified as a minimal Category 4 with winds of 145 MPH and gusts up to 175 MPH. The eye of the hurricane went right over the island of Kauai. I...
Are we heading for a depression worse than the Great Depression of the 1930's? I think so and here is why.
Volcanic refers to a turbulent event. Volcanic Iceland's turbulence of 2008 dissipated in about 3 years. With the extent of its depression, the resolution of its financial problems is nothing short of remarkable. By 2011, gross domestic product was rising at 2%. Debt sank and salaries rose.
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.
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.