I.O.U.S.A. Cast of Characters.
Part One: The Mission.
Chapter 1 The Real State of the Union.
Chapter 2 The Budget Deficit.
Chapter 3 The Savings Deficit.
Chapter 4 The Trade Deficit.
Chapter 5 The Leadership Deficit
Part Two: The Interviews.
Peter G. Peterson.
Paul A. Volcker.
Dr. Alan Greenspan.
""I.O.U.S.A. is a clear, cogent and compelling primer on contemporary American economics and the not-so-small matter of how we ended up at the edge of a precipice."" -- Toronto Star
""The buck stops here in this sobering but disarmingly irreverent look at the national debt."" -- Hollywood Reporter
I.O.U.S.A. | 3.5 Stars! ""...it accomplishes an amazing thing. It explains the national debt, the foreign trade deficit, the decrease in personal savings, how the prime interest rate works, and the weakness of our leaders."" -- Roger Ebert
""An alternately amusing and alarming primer on America's off-the-charts fiscal irresponsibility."" -- Variety
""Equal parts enlightening and alarming, ""I.O.U.S.A."" highlights our unwise preference for short-term reward over long-term planning."" NY Times
""For anyone seeking a clearer understanding of the financial state of the union -- and strong enough to take the sobering news -- [I.O.U.S.A.] is a good place to start."" LA Times
""Some even wonder if it might do for the economy what Al Gore’s ""An Inconvenient Truth"" did for the environment...""I.O.U.S.A"" is a bold attempt to highlight a potentially huge problem."" -- The Economist