Brave New World (of Debt) | Life of Debt Ep. 1 | Learn Liberty

Brave New World (of Debt) | Life of Debt Ep. 1 | Learn Liberty

What would you do if you didn’t have to worry about debt? I’m Peter Jaworski. I teach business ethics here, at Georgetown University. Finances begin and end with this one thing. Push! C’mon, c’mon! Push! You’re almost there. Push, push ‘im out of there! Push him out of there! Push! Push! Congratulations! So cute! What’s

BT Daily: America’s National Debt

BT Daily: America’s National Debt

[Darris McNeely] A few days ago we did a daily to talk about the debt in the European Euro crisis and how Germany was interacting with all the countries over there. We used the comparison of a credit card and a debit card to illustrate the strength of the problem over there. We got a

Westerman Special Order on the Federal Budget and National Debt

Westerman Special Order on the Federal Budget and National Debt

POLICY OF JANUARY 6, 2015, THE GENTLEMAN FROM ARKANSAS, MR. WESTERMAN IS RECOGNIZED FOR 60 MINUTES AS THE DESIGNEE OF THE MAJORITY LEADER. MR. WESTERMAN: BEFORE I BEGIN, I ASK THAT ALL MEMBERS HAVE FIVE LEGISLATIVE DAYS TO REVISE AND EXTEND THEIR REMARKS AND INCLUDE EXTRANEOUS MATERIAL ON THE SUBJECT OF THIS SPECIAL ORDER. THE

All you need to know about the federal debt

All you need to know about the federal debt

The federal debt. Is it a crisis that demands immediate attention? Should Congress make fixing the debt its top priority? Or have we made largely uncelebrated progress? Let’s look behind the headlines and see what’s really going on. First, the debt: the total amount of money the government has borrowed because it’s been spending more

Why the Federal Debt Doesn’t Matter

Why the Federal Debt Doesn’t Matter

Broadcast from Baltimore, Maryland with your host, John Gillin, Scott Garliss, and Greg Diamond. NewsWire MarketCast. Hey gang, this is your NewsWire MarketCast. We’re going to go around the room. I am John Gillin. Scott Garliss. And Greg Diamond. All right, boys, a lot to talk about. We were off 5.4% last week, but the

Understand the Federal Budget Process in 9 Minutes (Part II)

Understand the Federal Budget Process in 9 Minutes (Part II)

let’s pretend Congress is having trouble passing a budget I know it’s crazy, but play along to get past that there’s a process called reconciliation this is a rule where the majority construct the different committees to come up with bills that meet specific spending and tax targets if they don’t come up with something

America’s Debt Crisis Explained

America’s Debt Crisis Explained

If you’re under, say, 30, you have a tsunami-sized problem coming toward you, and you probably don’t even know it. That killer wave is the national debt. Countries, like people, go into debt when they spend more than they have. You and I buy things with the money we earn. Governments buy things with money

A Rip-Off on a Grand Scale: Massive National Debt

A Rip-Off on a Grand Scale: Massive National Debt

This should be totally obvious: Massive federal spending and debt is a ripoff on a grand scale. In Thomas Jefferson’s view, running up huge debts in the name of “funding” was a massive rip-off of future generations. In a letter to John Taylor, Jefferson wrote that borrowing should be limited to an amount of money

America's Debt Crisis Explained

America's Debt Crisis Explained

If you're under, say, 30, you have a tsunami-sizedproblem coming toward you, and you probably don't even know it. That killer wave is the national debt. Countries, like people, go into debt whenthey spend more than they have. You and I buy things with the money we earn.Governments buy things with money they get from