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Celebrating the 4th of July – A Way to Pay Off the National Debt?

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Touch the Soil News #425 (An Editorial by Benjamin Gisin) In celebration of the 4th of July, 2016, we can be thankful as we look around the world – chaos in Great Britain (EU exit issues) and Brazil, a nation of 210 million on the edge of economic calamity. Out of the chaos in Great Britain comes an idea on how the U.S. might pay off the national debt. On the heels of the UK vote to exit the European Union, two financial rating agencies (Fitch and Standard & Poor’s) proclaimed the UK is now a higher credit risk. As punishment for being a higher credit risk, Fitch and Standard…

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