A new report has said that the real United States national debt could be well over what politicians tell us it is. At a whopping $400 trillion, the U.S. debt would be 2,000% of GDP (gross domestic product) according to new calculations that include the federal government, state, local, financial, and so-called entitlement debt.
[Ron: So what?! The so-called US national debt and ALL debts created by the usurious Federal Reserve System in the US has been created by a gigantic fraud perpetrated upon the US nation by a cabal of private corporate banksters using bribed and blackmailed gentile politicians. This has been done by traitorous US politicians enacting fraudulent criminal legislation and pretending that the US government and population must pay private corporate banksters for fiat debt tokens falsely called money which are created out of thin air by keystrokes on computers and then ostensibly LENT to the US government and USans. The process is absurd as well as criminal. This sham involves US federal government's allowing the Federal Reserve System (the Fed), a private, foreign owned banking corporation, to create FAUX "money" which US governments pretend is real money for which interest must be paid to The Fed, ie to private foreign banksters.
Not only is this process a sham but the fraud on the nation is compounded by the US Federal government requiring the entire population of the US to accept and exclusively borrow and use the said fiat debt tokens created by commercial banks authorised by the Fed to issue them. Moreover, these fiat debt tokens are only "created"AFTER borrowers have pledged their credit to enable commercial banks to type agreed borrowed amount(s) into borrowers' accounts. The clincher for this criminal enterprise is that the US Federal government used its exclusive right to exercise force and violence to make all USans accept and use the FAUX "money" (currency) created by The Fed and the commercial banks it authorises to distribute its FAUX money.
This PONZI scheme is on its last legs and will soon collapse. The Trump Administration is seeking to keep the system going until The Fed's interest rates are reduced to zero whereat it will be allowed to collapse and to be replaced by genuine US gold backed usury free money. This process will presumably be accompanied by a debt Jubilee and a global monetary RESET.].
AB Bernstein, a global asset management firm based on Wall Street, came up with these figures by including in its analysis not only traditional levels of public debt, such as bonds but also financial debt as well as future obligations for entitlement programs, according to a report by CNBC.These include social security, Medicare and public pensions and are often left out of the discussion. They are unfunded liabilities, however, and should be included if we're to get an appropriate understanding of the government's mishandling of [Ron: Fed issued fiat debt tokens falsely called] money.
In its report, AB Bernstein took debt from a number of sources and compared it to GDP. Using this methodology, federal, state and local government debt combined amounted to 100 percent of GDP. Households and firms accounted for 150 percent, while debt held by financial firms came to 450 percent. Another 27 percent came from trusts for social insurance programs, 484 percent from promises under current social insurance programs, and 633 percent from obligations for social programs. The total debt, therefore, amounted to 1,832 percent. -RT
"US debt is large. And it's growing. But if we want to think about debt problems (in any sector - sovereign, households, firms or financials), the conditions rather than the levels are more significant," Philipp Carlsson-Szlezak, chief US economist at AB Bernstein, said in the report. "While the picture is dire, such numbers don't prove we are doomed or that a debt crisis is inevitable," he said.
Changes can be made in accounting or in policy that could lower that number. But even then, there's only so low it can actually go. Anyone with even a partial understanding of the national debt can see that it will never be paid back and those who are depending on future money (pensioners and Social Security recipients) will one day find themselves in a pretty bad situation.
The total federal outstanding U.S. debt has recently jumped to $22.5 trillion, or about 106 percent of GDP, CNBC reported. Without the intergovernmental obligations, debt held by the public amounts to $16.7 trillion, or 78 percent of GDP.
Carlsson-Szlezak noted in the report, however, that different debt carries different risks and its impact on individual parts of the economy would vary. "A default on US treasury bonds would be catastrophic to the global economy - whereas changes in policy (while painful for those whose future benefits were diminished) would barely register on the economic horizon," he stated.
[Ron: Yabba, yabba, rabbinical bullshit yabba.].
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This article was sourced from SHTFPlan.com
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