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Defaulting on the Debt Is the Moral Thing to Do

written by Ryan McMaken september 30, 2021 The US is in the midst of yet another “debate” over the debt ceiling. In the twenty-first century, this is a ritual that Washington politicos and journalists go through every few years when the prospect of default and government shutdown is used as a way to hold Americans […]

The Debt Ceiling Charade and Fed Ass’t Printing

September 26, 2021 The on-going debt ceiling drama is an annual tradition that allows both sides of the political aisle to appear principled and stately in the eyes of their constituents. In reality it is just one giant grandstanding event–pro wrestling for politicians. In 2011, Gary North captured the essence of this ritual melodrama in […]