Tuesday, September 11, 2012

The Dollars Come from Two Places...

"There is no discipline on US government spending. If there were, there would not be a string of trillion dollar deficits nor forecasts for trillion dollar deficits as far as the eye can see. These deficits mean the US government has to borrow money to fund its operation.

It is actually borrowing about 40% of the dollars that it is spending. These dollars can come from two places. It can come from savings, meaning people use accumulated wealth to buy the US government's debt, or the dollars can come from the printing press, and that leads to hyperinflation."

- James Turk in a recent King World News interview, read the full interview here: