Posts Tagged ‘federal debt’

  • UK Pasty_000018649371XSmall

    Pasty Tax Issues

    Apr 3, 12 • 247 Views • No Comments

    The UK’s pasty (PASS-tee) tax battle is a good story. But, moving beyond the humor, it has considerable significance. First the story: Taxing the pasty has created a major flap in the UK. The pasty looks like meat in a pastry pouch, high in fat, maybe...  [read more]

  • An Upward Dow Helps an Incumbent President

    Interesting Debt Facts

    Jul 26, 11 • 182 Views • No Comments

    1. China and the Social Security Trust Funds have more in common than you would expect. The public has purchased $9 trillion of U.S. debt. China holds $1.1 trillion of the publicly held total. The U.S. government bought $4.6 trillion of its own debt. The...  [read more]

  • Crowding Out or In?

    Dec 9, 09 • 773 Views • No Comments

    In their textbooks, economists typically refer to...  [read more]