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  •  US has nukes. Joe Q don't. Nat./=Personal debt. (2+ / 0-)
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    pistolSO, zett

    We are a sovereign nation.  That makes national debt different from personal debt.  Joe Q. Citizen can understand that.  When I generally make that point to people I get this "holy shit I get it" look.  

    Great Britain invalidated all foreign held debt during the great depression.  The whole argument is a red herring.

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