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struggle4progress Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Dec-12-11 11:32 AM
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Congress Continues Debate Over Whether Or Not Nation Should Be Economically Ruined
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Source: The Onion

July 20, 2011 | ISSUE 4729

WASHINGTON Members of the U.S. Congress reported Wednesday they were continuing to carefully debate the issue of whether or not they should allow the country to descend into a roiling economic meltdown of historically dire proportions. "It is a question that, I think, is worthy of serious consideration: Should we take steps to avoid a crippling, decades-long depression that would lead to disastrous consequences on a worldwide scale? Or should we not do that?" asked House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-VA), adding that arguments could be made for both sides, and that the debate over ensuring Americas financial solvency versus allowing the nation to default on its debtwhich would torpedo stock markets, cause mortgage and interests rates to skyrocket, and decimate the value of the U.S. dollaris certainly a conversation worth having. ...

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