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Response to Galraedia (Original post)

Wed May 8, 2013, 12:35 AM

8. Well, let's see, Mr. Boehner, who holds what percentage of the U.S. debt

Obviously, we should worry about redeeming our debt to the largest debt holder first.

http://www.citizenceo.com/federal-budget/graph-of-who-holds-us-debt



Well, well, well, looks like 27 percent of U.S. debt is held by the Social Security Trust Fund. Maybe that is why Republicans want to privatize that program, or cut it by 22 percent, or abolish it altogether. You could probably make a great deal with players in the financial industry, giving them the program to run while canceling out the Trust Fund debt in the transaction. That's one way to take that debt number down, and even if you have to hurt a few seniors and the disabled in the process, when did that ever stop Republicans from making a great deal?

Keep talking about our debt held by China to distract from the issue of the actual, literal largest bond holder. People might start to connect the dots and figure out what you and the Fix the Debt crowd are all about.

Sam

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