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The Resource Full faith and credit : the national debt, taxes, spending, and the bankrupting of America, Alan Axelrod ; featuring editorial cartoons by Michael Ramirez

Full faith and credit : the national debt, taxes, spending, and the bankrupting of America, Alan Axelrod ; featuring editorial cartoons by Michael Ramirez

Label
Full faith and credit : the national debt, taxes, spending, and the bankrupting of America
Title
Full faith and credit
Title remainder
the national debt, taxes, spending, and the bankrupting of America
Statement of responsibility
Alan Axelrod ; featuring editorial cartoons by Michael Ramirez
Creator
Contributor
Author
Illustrator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
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.--Provided by Amazon.com
Cataloging source
DLC
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1952-
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Axelrod, Alan
Dewey number
336.73
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Ramirez, Michael
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  • Debts, Public
  • Fiscal policy
  • Government spending policy
  • United States
  • United States
  • Debts, Public
  • Economic history
  • Fiscal policy
  • Government spending policy
  • Politics and government
  • United States
Label
Full faith and credit : the national debt, taxes, spending, and the bankrupting of America, Alan Axelrod ; featuring editorial cartoons by Michael Ramirez
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 447-481) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
How we got here : the unintended consequences of elected government. George Washington to Theodore Roosevelt ; Woodrow Wilson to Franklin Delano Roosevelt ; Harry S. Truman to Ronald Reagan ; George H.W. Bush to Barack Obama --The tyranny of good intentions : spending out of control. In government we trust ; The unintended consequences of unelected government ; Our climate of moral hazard from New Deal to raw deal -- Spending too much for the common defense : trapped in the puzzle palace. Ike's first draft ; The Pentagon and Pork Chop Hill -- Spending too much and the civilian pork barrel : one man's waste is another man's dinner. From the bottom of the barrel : grinding the political pork sausage ;Let them eat pork : how Congress buys votes -- What taxes cost us : tax plans and policy choices. Abandon all hope? ; When subsidies and preferences pass for taxes ; Solutions : asking the right questions. How much longer do we have to perch on this painful tipping point? ; Stay curious, get skeptical : resources, references, and policy choices
Control code
ocn959667300
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
496 pages
Isbn
9780789212832
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2016037687
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)959667300
Label
Full faith and credit : the national debt, taxes, spending, and the bankrupting of America, Alan Axelrod ; featuring editorial cartoons by Michael Ramirez
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 447-481) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
How we got here : the unintended consequences of elected government. George Washington to Theodore Roosevelt ; Woodrow Wilson to Franklin Delano Roosevelt ; Harry S. Truman to Ronald Reagan ; George H.W. Bush to Barack Obama --The tyranny of good intentions : spending out of control. In government we trust ; The unintended consequences of unelected government ; Our climate of moral hazard from New Deal to raw deal -- Spending too much for the common defense : trapped in the puzzle palace. Ike's first draft ; The Pentagon and Pork Chop Hill -- Spending too much and the civilian pork barrel : one man's waste is another man's dinner. From the bottom of the barrel : grinding the political pork sausage ;Let them eat pork : how Congress buys votes -- What taxes cost us : tax plans and policy choices. Abandon all hope? ; When subsidies and preferences pass for taxes ; Solutions : asking the right questions. How much longer do we have to perch on this painful tipping point? ; Stay curious, get skeptical : resources, references, and policy choices
Control code
ocn959667300
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
496 pages
Isbn
9780789212832
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2016037687
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)959667300

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