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Government Debt

government debt

see NATIONAL DEBT.
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As the public eventually clamors for action on the crushing federal debt, politicians will quickly change their views.
Walker first points out that the level of federal debt was $8.
economy will result in the federal debt hitting record proportions in fiscal 2009.
The total US federal debt is more than EUR10trillion - EUR13,700 per person.
FORGIVE US OUR DEBTS: THE INTERGENERATIONAL DANGERS OF FISCAL IRRESPONSIBILITY discusses national debt in more personal terms than most, explaining why federal debt is rising, its effects on Americans, how our government borrows and pays back money, and how rising expenses and insufficient government revenues are colliding.
The Relationship Between Federal Debt and Consumer Debt.
economy for years, buying billions of federal debt in Treasury notes and personal debt in mortgage bonds.
Bush, under whom the federal debt has ballooned to record-high levels.
While federal debt soars, so, too, does personal debt.
Because of the worsened federal budget picture, federal debt cannot be paid down as rapidly as was conjectured a year ago.
These most recent projections, granted their tentativeness, nonetheless make clear that the highly desirable goal of paying off the federal debt is in reach and, indeed, would occur well before the end of the decade under baseline assumptions.

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