xii, 171 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Formatted Contents Note
What are deficits and debt, and why are they growing? Balancing and unbalancing our budget : a history of government debt in the United States How deficits are funded How deficits and debt affect America and you The potential dangers of doing nothing, or fiddling while our economy goes up in smoke The politics of deficits and debt What can and should be done to reduce America's deficits and debt? Concluding thoughts : a nation that balances its books and a government that invests in America's future.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 139-165) and index.