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SPIRE Credit Union – Dan Stoltz’s President/CEO Testimonial

Hi, Dan Stoltz here from SPIRE. Normally you see me driving in a vintage blue pickup truck. You know, at SPIRE, we’re really in the people business. I mean, my whole office is mementos and reminders of people that I’ve met, my family, colleagues, partnerships. It’s a humbling experience because really what it’s about is […]

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The Greek Debt Crisis Explained in Four Minutes

Good morning Hank, it’s Friday! Good morning Hank, it’s Friday you know in my hug bucket? Greece. every time I see Greece just wanna give it a big ol’ hug. I don’t, however wanna give them a 150 billion euro and therein lies a problem. Okay, so I wanna to talk about sovereign debt today, […]

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Stop freaking out about the debt

The United States’ national debt is $12.5 trillion. So lot’s of people are freaked out. But how big is that really? National income, the total value of everything the U.S. makes each year, is also huge. And all that misses the most important point: the U.S. government can never run out of dollars. Unlike you, […]

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Understanding the National Debt and Budget Deficit

Good morning Hank, it’s Tuesday. So, one of the biggest issues in global politics these days is government debt and deficits, which is a particularly big deal in the United States because of the Presidential campaign and also because of the looming fiscal cliff. And Hank, as you’ll no doubt remember, I received a bronze […]

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Footnote † from “The Debt Ceiling Explained”

Of course, the President doesn’t personally borrow money. Really, the Department of the Treasury, that he oversees, issues debt on behalf of the US government, and fully explaining the process by which the government issues debt in the same department that both prints new cash and collects taxes quickly leads to questions about money’s existential […]

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Shields, Brooks on ‘Mutual Pandering’ Over Student Loans

bjbjLULU JUDY WOODRUFF: And to the analysis of Shields and Brooks. That is syndicated columnist Mark Shields and New York Times columnist David Brooks. Gentlemen, welcome. So let’s go back to something we were talking about on the show a few minutes ago. And that is the U.S. economy slowing down, but, Mark, not as […]

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TYT – Extended Clip – January 6th, 2010

front that passage of reinvent uh… for now we’re gonna have someone with wrote a book about lockheed martin anything you know some of our defense contractors you don’t know nothing yet weighty here what’s at comment author now that’s a great interview the second i had to compress it alone under the first art […]

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Payday 2 – (Some) Day 6 Safehouse Lines

I’ve been to see Bain. Whatever the Murkies infected him with it isn’t contagious. But he’s being eaten up from the inside. That he’s even able to stay awake is sheer strength of will… A certain someone is cleaning house Covering their tracks. I knew this was big but… I suppose I never truly believed […]

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The Criminal Quality Of Trumps Regulatory Appointments

The government agency known as the CFPB, created to protect you from predatory loans now has its new director, Mick Mulvaney, who was appointed by Trump. But in a twist of events, it turns out that the lawyer who wrote the memo supporting Mulvaney, supporting that appointment, represented a predatory foreign financial company with substantial […]

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