Comment: The government printing money

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The government printing money

The government printing money merely increases base money. It is up to the financial institutions to then circulate the money throughout the economy and inflate the money supply.

The government could also cause inflation by eliminating reserve requirements....

Inflation would also occur if the demand for money dropped...economic contraction, loss of confidence in currency, etc.

Plan for eliminating the national debt in 10-20 years:

Overview: http://rolexian.wordpress.com/2010/09/12/my-plan-for-reducin...

Specific cuts; defense spending: http://rolexian.wordpress.com/2011/01/03/more-detailed-look-a