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An Update on the Fiscal Problems of the United States

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Thu, 28 Jul 2011

Introduction The U.S. Government is facing a two-prong fiscal problem that has morphed into a crisis, with no solution to either problem.  The first is that the U.S. Treasury is projecting that it will begin suffering a shortfall in cash proceeds if the Congress does not raise the debt limit by Aug

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