Why Are Politicians Ignoring the Pending US Debt Crisis? 11.05.12 (Pt 2) RE 360 W/ Louis Cammarosano





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Published on Nov 5, 2012

Ryan notes that FHA is experiencing financial difficulties. Louis notes that FHA is not the only Federal program that is in the red mentioning social security, medicare, freddie mac, fannie mae, sallie mae and noting the tremendous outlays of funds for food stamps and the military.

Louis notes that debt is the US number one problem and notes the Presidential debates did not focus on cutting the debt. Louis notes austerity does not ruin an economy and argues that blaming austerity for a bad economy is like blaming medicine for the illness.

Louis notes that during the primaries we did not hear about the debt issues unless Ron Paul was talking about it and even when he was he was ignored by the media.

Louis notes that when the government is involved in trying to make something affordable it gets more expensive and points to the housing bubble and the current high cost of college.

Louis notes that where the government is not involved prices are lower and cites the computer industry and speculates that computers would cost $20,000 if there were guaranteed government loans to buy computers.

Louis that most government bureaucrats are more interested in keeping funding for their agencies than serving the public.

Louis notes that politicians really can't help people and notes that politicians spend more time campaigning than serving.


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