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A Debt Ceiling Synopsis

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Economics / Political Commentary

One of the goals of my blog is to distill the world of politics and economics down to a format that most people can digest. Today’s topic: the debt ceiling. It’s important, but it’s also complicated. I’ll try to bring you up to speed in under 1,000 words. THE NATIONAL DEBT Just like every household can have debt, so can our government. And like households, the government must balance its income with its expenditures in […]