A View Of The National Debt To GDP Ratio By Country

The article published before this article was titled: ” President Trump Will Initiate An Eisenhower Economy If Re-Elected in 2020. ” I received a number of comments about this article. The basic thesis of the article was that if re-elected, President Trump will not only continue to increase a growing economy in the U.S. for four years, but Trump will also attempt to produce a yearly budget surplus for his last four years.

The economists use a ratio of National Debt to GDP ratio in evaluating economic activity in countries around the world.  Those individuals in finance use this ratio to help their investment strategy when investing in stocks and bonds issued by countries in the world.

Here are a few examples of the National Debt to GDP ratio of some countries.  (Editors Note: GDP is defined as the total sum of the market values, or prices, of all final goods and services produced in a country during a period of time, usually one year. ) ( Note 2: A higher percentage indicates a high debt level in relation to the economic activity of the country.) 1) Japan=237.54%; 2) Venezuela=214.45%; 3) Sudan=177.87%; ….  13) United States=106.70%…… Finland=59.88%… Germany=56.93%  .. China=55.36%.

Bahrain has a ratio of 100.19%. This means that Bahrain’s debt is almost equal to its GDP. The same for Belgium with a ratio of 99.57%.

It has amazed me for a long time that the ratio in Japan of about 237% did not create an economic crisis.  In a way Japan has been able, in my view, to maintain this high debt level by decreasing the net wealth of the citizens in Japan.  Venezuela with a debt ratio of about 214% is for all practical purposes in a state of bankruptcy. Germany with a ratio of about 57% is the economic powerhouse of Europe.

The GDP formula involves the use of imports and exports to a country.  President Trump’s phase one trade deal with China will lower the U.S. ratio from about 107% just by creating a better deal for the U.S. with China.

While Trump’s economic policies were good for all Americans in his first term, his second term( if re-elected) would be even better for the American People.  Sadly the fake news media does not bother reporting on economic activity because: 1) They do not understand it, and 2) Americans seem more interested in what color shoes Ms. Trump is wearing.  Trump’s greatest asset is his amazing ability to point out, in very understandable terms, how his policies have benefited the American Citizens.

R. Van Conoley

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President Trump Will Initiate An Eisenhower Economy If Re-Elected In 2020

To understand the future, individuals must have an understanding of the past.  This article, extremely well researched, projects Mr. Trump’s policies through January 2025, if he is re-elected in 2020.

In 1945, World War II ended.  Harry Truman was President and in 1948, President Truman was re-elected even though every political poll showed that Truman would not be re-elected.  War is very expensive and the National Debt of the U.S. was very great when Truman left office in 1953.  Dwight Eisenhower was elected President in November, 1952, and assumed the office of president in 1953. Ike traveled to Korea after his election in November, 1952, and set in motion an armistice on the Korean peninsula.

Eisenhower’s team was shocked by Truman’s defense budget that was 6% higher than Ike thought necessary.  Under Eisenhower’s direction, the inherited Truman Budget was cut by 30%.  The reduction of Truman’s budget was swift and drastic. The new policy doctrine of the Eisenhower administration called for a sharp reduction in both land and naval military forces, coupled with a significantly increased reliance on nuclear weapons.

During Ike’s eight years as president, Ike did something that no president has ever done again.  Ike increased the Gross National Product ( GNP ) year after year and at the same time REDUCED the National Debt of the U.S. year after year. This was a truly remarkable achievement ! ( Editor’s Note: During the Eisenhower administration, the U.S. was on the gold standard. That of course was a driving standard for financial responsibility. )

Every president who followed Ike: 1) John Kennedy, 2) Lyndon Johnson, 3) Richard Nixon, 4) Jerry Ford, 5) Jimmy Carter, 6) Ronald Reagan, 7) George H.W. Bush, 8) Bill Clinton**, 9) George W. Bush, and 10) Barack Obama did not even come close to Eisenhower’s economic accomplishments.  Then along came Donald Trump.

Regardless of your viewpoint of Donald Trump, he is probably the smartest individual in the area of economics and international finance ever to occupy the office of president.  Trump has indeed improved the economy of the U.S. with his policies since his election in 2016.  It is obviously true that Trump has a great interest in his legacy.  He wants history to state that he was a great president.  The projection is that if Trump is re-elected in 2020, he will do to things to establish his legacy. They are: 1) Continued GNP growth each year during of his second term, and 2) A yearly budget surplus during each year of his second term.

If Mr. Trump accomplishes these two goals that would indeed be enough to get his likeness on Mt. Rushmore. Trump has already demonstrated that he can accomplish goal 1.  He has demonstrated that goal in his first term.  To accomplish a budget surplus, congress and the president must pass a budget in which the federal tax revenues exceeds the federal expenditures for the year. Budget surpluses reduce the U.S. National Debt while budget deficits increase the U.S. National Debt.

Presidents George W. Bush and Barack Obama irresponsibly increased the U.S. National Debt the most by their reckless spending. While it is indeed true that a small yearly budget surplus will do very little to reduce our U.S. National Debt because the National Debt is so great.  But four years of yearly budget surpluses under Mr. Trump in his second term will demonstrate that Donald Trump has accomplished something that has not been accomplished since President Eisenhower.

Also, the stars next to Bill Clinton’s name denote that Bill Clinton had a yearly budget surplus for one year during his eight years as president.  Additionally, the U.S. was taken off the gold standard during Richard Nixon’s presidency and presently the U.S. dollar floats against other currencies in the world on the international markets. Lastly, while the U.S. National Debt is excessive, the dollar remains fairly strong because many other countries throughout the world are even more irresponsible in their GNP/National Debt ratio.

R. Van Conoley

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A Wise Saying – Part 184

We learn from history that we do not learn from history.

Georg Wilhelm F. Hegel

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John Brennan Contacts Carlos Ghosn

On January 7, 2020, the National Security Agency intercepted an e-mail sent by John Brennan.  John Brennan’s e-mail was sent to Carlos Ghosn in Lebanon.  The e-mail is listed below and is NSA Intercept 276-53-JB26.

Dear Mr. Ghosn, My name is John Brennan and I was the Director of the Central Intelligence Agency for five years.  I served Barack Obama while he was President.

My close friend, Hillary Clinton, suggested that I contact you.  Hillary explained that you both are considering setting up an independent country in Lebanon called Carlinton.  I believe that this is an excellent idea and Carlinton would become a safe haven for American Citizens who are in need of a safe haven from the corrupt American Justice system.

While I was CIA Director, I violated many U.S. Laws at the direction of President Obama.  Barack and I were sure that Hillary Clinton would be elected President in 2016 and all of our crimes could then be covered up so that they would never see the light of day.  Unfortunately Donald Trump was elected President and now an untouchable prosecutor has collected vast amounts of evidence that I committed many crimes including treason.  Therefore, I would like to join you and the Clinton Crime Family at Carlinton.

With my background as Director, I could bring a great deal of valuable information and an unbelievable amount of priceless information to Carlinton.  While I was Director, I helped the Clinton Family launder billions and billions of dollars collected by their Foundation.  I have acquired many unique skills over the years while working for the CIA.  I have vast knowledge about the various criminal networks throughout the world.  I remember, many years ago, when Bill Clinton was just a little known Governor of Arkansas. Bill Clinton arranged for ex-CIA pilots to fly aircraft loaded with illegal drugs from Central America into Arkansas.  The pilots pushed out of the aircraft cartons of illegal drugs into a field guarded by Clinton’s State Police.  Then the drugs were brought into the criminal drug network in the U.S.  Clinton then used portions of that money to finance his campaigns and to pay for political favors.  But I am the man who showed the Clinton Crime Family how to launder vast sums of money into the international banking system.

But most importantly Carlos, you need me.  I am 100% certain that Japan will try a ” grab operation ” in order to defeat your security and take you back to Japan for trial.  If I become the director of security at Carlinton, I will have a “net” of absolute protection over the entire region that can not be breached.  I can protect you totally with 24 hour a day protection.

I have about $ 85 Million American dollars available to me in numbered bank accounts around the world.  I suggest that you and I talk in the very near future in person.  My protection from the Clinton and the Obama Crime families will soon come to an end as the untouchable U.S. Federal prosecutor gains federal grand jury indictments.  Time is very important.

Warmest regards,  /s/ John Brennan

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Hillary Clinton Contacts Carlos Ghosn

On January 1, 2020, the National Security Agency intercepted an e-mail from Hillary Clinton.  Ms. Clinton’s e-mail was sent to Carlos Ghosn.  The e-mail is listed below as NSA Intercept 275-48-JA20.  It reads as follows.

Dear Mr. Ghosn, This is from Hillary Clinton in the U.S. I recently learned that you escaped from Japan.  I was delighted to learn that you are in a “safe house” in Lebanon with armed guards.  I also understand that you can not be extradited from Lebanon.

Like you, I have been investigated by a corrupt prosecutor in the U.S.  It appears increasingly likely that I may be indicted, arrested, tried, and convicted by this corrupt prosecutor.  In order to avoid jail, I need a safe place to hide out with some of my friends and loyal assistants.

Surely you are aware that my husband, Bill, and I managed the Clinton Foundation which received billions of dollars from governments throughout the world.  Unfortunately, I did not get elected President and it appears that I could be sentenced to jail for a long period of time.

Fortunately Bill and I managed to launder billions and billions of dollars into numbered bank accounts around the world.  I would like to suggest that you and I combine our vast resources to create a “safe haven” for many of my friends who will also be in dire need of a place where American Justice can not reach them.

I could provide you with a large amount of political power and we could create an independent country inside of Lebanon just like the Vatican is an independent country inside of Italy.  I suggest that we could call this independent country ” Carlinton.” Carlinton is a combination of Carlos and Clinton.  Also, Bill and I have stored some of our Foundation money in the form of gold bars which remains safely stored in several banks in the Far East.

If you could obtain about four square miles of land, I can promise you that Carlinton will soon become the richest per capita country in the world.

I suggest that you and I talk in greater detail about this excellent idea.  Together we can make this happen.

Warmest regards, Hillary Clinton

 

 

 

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Carlos Ghosn Evades Japanese Justice

Carlos Ghosn, former Chairman of Nissan Motors is alleged to have fled Japan.  Ghosn had posted $9 Million as bail and had surrendered his passport to Japanese authorities.

It is believed that Ghosn is in Lebanon in a house surrounded by armed guards.  The following statement was alleged to have been released by Mr. Ghosn.  ” I am now in Lebanon and will no longer be held hostage by a rigged Japanese justice system….. I have not fled justice- I have escaped injustice and political persecution. ”

Ghosn is a citizen of Lebanon where he is legally protected from extradition.  He is 65 years old and is with his wife.

R. Van Conoley

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A Wise Saying – Part 183

I have sworn upon the altar of God, eternal hostility against every form of tyranny over the mind of man.

Thomas Jefferson

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The Political Impeachment of 2019

I started this website about ten years ago because I was dissatisfied with both of America’s two major parties.  I referred to the Democrat Party as the democrat crooks and I referred to the Republican Party as the republican crooks.  After watching the sham impeachment in the U.S. House, I will continue to refer to the democrat party as the democrat crooks.  However, I will no longer refer to the Republican Party as the republican crooks.  I will refer to the republican party as the republican party. The republican members of the U.S. House stood strong for American Law and American Justice and they refused to allow the sleazy democrat crooks to bring the law abiding republicans down into the gutter.

In 2016, both of the two major parties began to change.  Donald Trump, who had never been a diehard republican won the republican nomination.  Donald Trump kept the best ideas of the ” old republican ” party and brought new and extremely valuable ideas into a new and vibrant republican party.

The new republican party under the leadership of Donald Trump advocated for working-middle class Americans. These working-middle class Americans had been abandoned by both major parties for more than 25 years.  Trump’s economic policies created jobs and reduced unemployment for all Americans.  Americans got jobs and better wages and the economy boomed.

Trump also had the courage to engage China, the world’s second largest economy, and he has had the courage to negotiate a just economic trade deal that will be better for all Americans.  The Obama Administration allowed China to profit at America’s expense by allowing China to have extremely unfair economic advantages. While the new U.S.- China trade deal has not yet been finalized, China clearly understands that this President demands fair trade that can be just for both the U.S. and China.

The Democrat party also understood that Trump was accomplishing great things for America.  The Democrat crooks had a choice of working with Donald Trump to make America even greater or to attempt to destroy Donald Trump for political reasons.  The Democrat Party made the immoral, vulgar, and reprehensible choice of declaring war against Donald Trump as their only option to win the Presidency in 2020.  The Obama-Clinton Crime Syndicate committed numerous criminal actions in order to damage Mr. Trump and gain an unjust and unfair political advantage in the 2020 elections.

I have been a law abiding American Citizen for more than seven decades and I have seen three presidential impeachments in my lifetime.  The impeachment’s of Mr. Nixon and Mr. Clinton were bipartisan and clearly followed American Law while allowing the accused fair representation.  Members of his own party told Nixon that they would not support him in an impeachment, and Nixon resigned the presidency before a vote was taken.  Clinton was impeached by the House, but he was not removed by the Senate because 2/3 of the Senate did not vote to remove Mr. Clinton even though he clearly had committed a felony by lying under oath. Both Nixon and Clinton had committed clear criminal acts which were clearly understood.

The recent impeachment of Donald Trump is the most vile and reprehensible political action that I have ever seen in my life.  The democrat party used their majority status in the House to deny members of the republican party the right to participate fairly in the hoax. The democrat crooks even went so far as to hold secret meetings and exclude the republican members. Shameful ! Trump committed no criminal act and the impeachment does not state any clear crime that Mr. Trump committed.

The democrat crooks believe that the American People are stupid.  The American People are not stupid and most can easily understand how the democrat crooks violated the U.S. Constitution and American Law for their own Machiavellian purposes to steal the 2020 elections like they attempted in 2016.

I am embarrassed by how the democrat party has behaved. They have no decency.  They have no morality.

Sanityandsense.com believes that if the Senate has a vote, the following U.S. Senators will be destroyed politically by voting yes for the sham impeachment.  They are: 1) Cory Booker; 2) Chris Coons; 3) Dick Durbin; 4) Gary Peters; 5) Jack Reed; and 6) Tina Smith.

R. Van Conoley  ( Tulsi Gabbard, candidate for the democratic presidential nomination, voted present at the impeachment.  Ms. Gabbard knows how the Clinton Crime Organization operates.  Hillary Clinton announced recently that Ms. Gabbard was an agent of Russia.  Ms. Clinton’s remark demonstrates the sickness present in the Democrat party today.  Ms. Gabbard is a law abiding American Citizen who served in the U.S. military with distinction. )

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The John Durham Investigation

Multiple news sources report that Admiral Michael Rogers, retired NSA Director, is cooperating with Durham’s in depth investigation into the origins of the Trump-Russia probe.

Also, U.S. Attorney Durham has asked the CIA for e-mails, call logs, and additional correspondence from former CIA Director, John Brennan.

This website has absolute and total respect for John Durham and believes that Mr. Durham will serve the Constitution and the American People very well.  All law abiding Americans should place their faith in the Durham investigation.

R. Van Conoley

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A Wise Saying – Part 182

Life contains but two tragedies.  One is not to get your heart’s desire;  the other is to get it.

George Bernard Shaw

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