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Frontrunning: September 18

  • Caribbean Braces for Another Hurricane: Maria (WSJ)
  • Trump, Haley to share spotlight at U.N. gathering (Reuters)
  • UN ‘Club’ Trump Derided Forges Unexpected Alliance on Key Issues (BBG)
  • ‘We’ve Been Breached’: Inside the Equifax Hack (WSJ)
  • World stocks reach new peak as Fed-focused week begins (Reuters)

The Real Story Behind America's New $20 Trillion Debt

"The national debt is now $20.1 trillion. That’s larger than the size of the entire US economy... but, the real story isn’t the number or the size of the debt itself. It’s the trend. And it’s not good."

Stockman Exposes America's Fiscal Doomsday Machine

"Maybe the Democrats did win the 2016 election. Or at least the the Deep State and its accomplices among the beltway political class, K-Street lobbies and the media did... Without a fiscal braking mechanism that is external to voluntary legislative action, the day of reckoning will be catastrophic."