The US military received no pay at all between June and November of 1877. This wasn't the only time funding was cut off, and it reflected a (now forgotten) historical distrust of the military in Congress and in America overall.
While many people talk about money and liquidity interchangeably, the reality is these are both very different concepts
Taxes and SpendingU.S. History
The Hamiltonians foisted a central bank on the people of the United States at the first opportunity. But Thomas Paine wasn't fooled.
All economic and political systems involve competition over scarce resources. So it's wrong to say competition is the distinguishing characteristic of capitalism.
Government spending doesn't create wealth. It destroys wealth.
BiographiesMedia and Culture
The Gilets Jaunes are a crisis for the French state, and it remains to be seen if the French leviathan will use it to expand their powers.
The real value of saving is found in how much it supports and sustains the individuals who are engaged in various stages of production.