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In Debt We Trust: America Before the Bubble Bursts (2006)

| Documentary | 2006 (USA)
Just a few decades ago, owing more money than you had in your bank account was the exception, not the rule.

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Credited cast:
Nina Adams ...
Herself
David Aguilar ...
Himself - Entrepreneur
Roy Barnes ...
Himself - Former Governor of Georgia
Steve Barnett ...
Himself - Former Credit Card Executive
Tracy Berry ...
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Mildred Brown ...
Herself - Representative for ACORN
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Himself (archive footage)
Lou Cherico ...
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Dennis Devareaux ...
Himself - Graduate Student
Tamara Draut ...
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Darrin Elmore ...
Himself - US Navy
Michell Fayez-Olabi ...
Herself - Foreclosure Victim
Daniel Gross ...
Himself - Computer Database Expert
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Just a few decades ago, owing more money than you had in your bank account was the exception, not the rule.

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9 June 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

You could say that people who get enslaved in credit card debt have no financial sense and its their own fault. This film, however, shows clearly and informatively how big business and government cooperate to encourage senseless financial behavior, to the profit of the rich and loss of everyone else. It articulates well the observation of mine and many others that our society is quickly heading toward feudalism. I thought this film was much better than another current production, "Maxed Out", because it presents a comprehensive and complete picture of the situation doesn't attempt to be a drama. Everyone who spends money in the US should watch this.


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