I scratched around for data and redundant data, and did the graph a couple times. I think it is accurate:
|Interest Paid by Households (red) Compared to the Cost of Crude Consumed in the U.S.|
|Start with the debt problem, three views of it,
and the most important thing. Here's a longer look at the debt problem.
Here's a short one on economic policy, some surprising trends, and a few unusual policy recommendations.
How'd we get into this mess? Read Policy Venn and Policies of the Venn Overlap.
Still with me? Read A Matter of Life and Death. And for an overview, download my 12-page PDF