Tag Archives: debt

Living On Borrowed Time

Practicality the entirety of Congress now believes that the ability to pay should not limit the ability to promise people whatever they want. There’s no poll of members of Congress to support this assertion. We base it on what they’ve communicated by real, material actions. Continue reading

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Every Bubble Eventually Finds its Pin

The transfer of wealth from workers and savers to governments and big banks continued this week with Swiss-like precision. The process is both mechanical and subtle. Here in the USA the automated elegance of this ongoing operation receives little attention. Continue reading

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The Fed’s Answer to the Ghastly Monster of its Creation

As the economy stalls out in 2020, U.S. deficits are going to jump to over $2 trillion a year – and will stay there.  So, too, the national debt will run up towards $40 trillion over the next decade.  The Fed, through YCC or some other wild scheme, will take on the dirty deed of monetizing this debt.  They’ll create money from nothing and loan it to the Treasury. Continue reading

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The Federal Reserve is a Barbarous Relic

Today, at the risk of being called Chicken Little, we tug on a thread that weaves back to the ancient Celts. Our message is grave: The sky is falling. Though the implications are still unclear. Continue reading

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