Tuesday , 24 May 2022

Debt & Deficits

What Will Happen If (and probably when) the U.S. Debt Bubble Bursts? (+19K Views)

The madmen who are responsible for the coming economic disaster continue to behave as if they can manage to avoid it. Violating Einstein’s definition of insanity, they continue to apply the same poison that caused the problem. These fools believe they can manage complexities they do not understand. The end is certain, only its timing is unknown, and, once interest rates begin to rise, and they will, it's game over so it begs the questions "How much longer this can possibly go on?" and "What will happen to the U.S. and the world when it does?"

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How Will the Debt Ceiling Farce of 2021 End?

OK, folks, let’s get some popcorn and watch “The Debt Ceiling Farce 2021” as it unfolds! Everyone knows how this will end. Since 1960, the farce played 78 times. Each time, after everyone got through extorting concessions from the other side, Congress either raised the debt ceiling, extended it, suspended it, or changed the definition of “debt.” That’s how it ends.

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The State of Household Debt in America

Debt has risen on all fronts to unprecedented levels...and now accounts for $52 trillion in the USA of which American household indebtedness amounted to an average of $118,000 per household in 2020. That’s a big bill to pay. Here’s how the various forms of U.S. household debt compare...

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