Full Faith & Credit on Fox Business
Thursday August 18, 2016

Full Faith & Credit on Fox Business

Dr. Alan Axelrod, author of Full Faith & Credit: The National Debt, Taxes, Spending and the Bankrupting of America, talks to Fox Business about his thoughts on how the national debt is affect all Americans.

"It is an existential threat unlike terrorism, which is a terrible thing obviously. But the kind of terrorist attacks that we’ve experienced… do not represent a country-killing threat. The national debt is really an assault on our ability to continue to operate as a sovereign country.”

The article is available here: The National Debt is Costing You Big Time

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Full Faith & Credit

The National Debt, Spending, Taxes, and the Bankrupting of America

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What is the national debt? Who loses from it? Who profits from it? Why is it a greater threat to America than international terrorism? In direct, non-partisan language, this book follows the money and finds the answers.

Conservative, Liberal, Republican, Democrat, Libertarian, Socialist... Each has a laundry list for America on which the slow-motion cataclysm of unsustainable national debt is but a lonely bullet point among dozens of others. Full Faith and Credit zooms in on that point, liberates it from partisan programs and political orientations, expands it, explores it, and explains it.

The book examines key dimensions of our national life—from a military-industrial complex more menacing than even Eisenhower could have imagined to a Tower of Babel tax code that covertly translates taxes into secret spending. With the aim of converting bystanders into informed advocates of change, Full Faith and Credit is rich with eye-opening data, surprising case studies, and you-can’t-make-this-stuff-up examples:

  • For every official the United States public has elected, its government supports 5,000 unelected employees.
  • $1 billion is the cost to destroy $16 billion in ammunition unneeded by the U.S. military.
  • $20,973,890,000 is the total taxpayer cost to the Treasury of gambling losses deducted by millionaires.

More timely than ever, Full Faith and Credit locates the tipping point of the $18.8 trillion national debt crisis and offers new ideas on how to fix it.

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