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Hutzpa Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Oct-03-07 02:01 PM
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21. K&R
darn i'm kicking my own post.


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  -US Dollar on the verge of CRASHING! spokane  Oct-03-07 11:46 AM   #0 
  - You ever see those pics of third world people scratching the dirt for bugs to eat?  valerief   Oct-03-07 11:54 AM   #1 
  - I say we need to start learning Mandarin!  spokane   Oct-03-07 11:57 AM   #2 
  - Seems that Japan holds most of our debt to the tune of 612.3 billion  Blue State Native   Oct-05-07 12:32 PM   #89 
  - Are you that close to poverty? Perhaps you can get some help  Zywiec   Oct-03-07 12:01 PM   #3 
     - Help from whom? The federal government? eom  Blue in Portland   Oct-03-07 12:25 PM   #9 
     - I'm sure there are foodbanks that can provide something  Zywiec   Oct-03-07 12:39 PM   #12 
        - Who funds the foodbanks? And with what currency? nt  valerief   Oct-03-07 03:08 PM   #24 
           - Churches, charities maybe?  Zywiec   Oct-03-07 03:22 PM   #27 
              - Oh, yeah, those faith-based tax dollars. nt  valerief   Oct-03-07 03:59 PM   #36 
                 - Faith based tax dollars?  Zywiec   Oct-03-07 04:40 PM   #40 
                    - Food bank donations are way down, demand is way up in the past year  riderinthestorm   Oct-03-07 10:43 PM   #71 
                    - When you're out of work, will you donate food?  tomreedtoon   Oct-04-07 08:14 AM   #76 
     - I only have dollars, which will be worth nothing. nt  valerief   Oct-03-07 12:26 PM   #10 
        - So you think in just two years we will be a third world country?  Zywiec   Oct-03-07 12:36 PM   #11 
        - we already are a third world country  historian   Oct-03-07 03:41 PM   #34 
        - I had a similar experience several years ago...  KansDem   Oct-03-07 04:31 PM   #39 
        - Excellent. Well said and chilling. Thanks. nt  gateley   Oct-03-07 06:19 PM   #45 
        - I sure do work with  spokane   Oct-03-07 06:24 PM   #49 
        - You're a historian and say the US is a third world country?  Zywiec   Oct-03-07 07:50 PM   #55 
        - No we are not.  lonestarnot   Oct-03-07 08:40 PM   #61 
        - Argentina?  reggie the dog   Oct-03-07 05:38 PM   #42 
        - just quit it...you're being silly at this point.  rndmprsn   Oct-03-07 06:20 PM   #47 
        - Yeah, I'm being silly and the person who says we'll be eating bugs  Zywiec   Oct-03-07 07:52 PM   #56 
        - What's this "just two years" stuff? We've been headed that way for six years now.  dicksteele   Oct-03-07 10:32 PM   #70 
        - Gotta diversify away from dollars  info being   Oct-03-07 03:30 PM   #30 
  - Hell, not only does China own a large part of our national debt  MadHound   Oct-03-07 12:03 PM   #4 
  - The guy who wrote that article is a friend of mine!  MADem   Oct-03-07 12:04 PM   #5 
  - this has been going on for a long time!  tulsakatz   Oct-03-07 12:08 PM   #6 
  - It's a lot more plausible than Greenspan's publicly offered explanation for backing the war  kenny blankenship   Oct-03-07 12:17 PM   #7 
  - So.....I suppose Ahmadinejad falls  spokane   Oct-03-07 12:18 PM   #8 
  - He also gave China MFN status on a platter.  HypnoToad   Oct-03-07 12:43 PM   #14 
  - I'm in Toronto right now, it's NOT cool what the greenback and Canuck buck are doing. nt  MookieWilson   Oct-03-07 12:41 PM   #13 
  - Making baby bills out of wedlock?  HypnoToad   Oct-03-07 12:44 PM   #15 
  - The Canadian dollar  Red Zelda   Oct-03-07 12:44 PM   #16 
  - "Oh," cried Chicken Little, "the sky is falling. I must go tell the king.  madrchsod   Oct-03-07 01:03 PM   #17 
  - That one is one people do not want to ponder  truedelphi   Oct-03-07 03:38 PM   #33 
  - LOL  saddlesore   Oct-03-07 03:59 PM   #35 
  - Questions  JackRiddler   Oct-03-07 08:50 PM   #64 
  - "japan holds more debt than china"  Heywoodj   Oct-04-07 01:44 PM   #82 
     - China is not trying to poison us either...  saddlesore   Oct-05-07 12:03 PM   #87 
  - K & R  greyhound1966   Oct-03-07 01:22 PM   #18 
  - Your conclusion is essentially correct but you take an indefensible way of getting there  ThomWV   Oct-03-07 01:25 PM   #19 
  - Basically the future looks gloomier for our kids  spokane   Oct-03-07 01:41 PM   #20 
  - No even wrong  AngryAmish   Oct-03-07 03:17 PM   #25 
     - Where the hell did you get this  spokane   Oct-03-07 03:21 PM   #26 
  - K&R  spokane   Oct-03-07 02:01 PM   #21 
  - This is news to you? I believe one of the reasons behind Bush's little foray into Iraq was  sinkingfeeling   Oct-03-07 02:09 PM   #22 
  - Currently, 70% of Irans oil is now traded in something other than US dollars...  Javaman   Oct-03-07 02:35 PM   #23 
  - Can I pay in dollars?  there-s a   Oct-03-07 03:27 PM   #28 
  - I've heard that's why we really went into Iraq -- Saddam was going to start  gateley   Oct-03-07 06:20 PM   #46 
     - Saddam was already trading in Euros. that upset a number  Javaman   Oct-03-07 06:42 PM   #52 
        - That really is the best explanation I've heard for the invasion. Like there's a  gateley   Oct-03-07 06:45 PM   #53 
  - The US government can only continue operating as long as...  info being   Oct-03-07 03:28 PM   #29 
  - hey dont be surprised  historian   Oct-03-07 03:36 PM   #31 
  - More and more I wish I lived close to the Canadian border. n/t  cat_girl25   Oct-03-07 03:37 PM   #32 
  - So is this the rationale behind the M/I complex's rush to "do" Iran ?  EVDebs   Oct-03-07 04:04 PM   #37 
  - And what happens when a country's economy crashes into a bucket?  Chulanowa   Oct-03-07 04:20 PM   #38 
  - Bingo! Next up, North American Union & Bye Bye U.S. of A. & Bye Bye Constitution.  TheGoldenRule   Oct-03-07 06:13 PM   #43 
  - That's a 4 year old article  CGowen   Oct-03-07 05:00 PM   #41 
  - I wonder if Japan will continue to pay Yen to Iran for oil...  upi402   Oct-03-07 06:52 PM   #54 
  - End days!!! END DAYYYSSS!!!!!  BlooInBloo   Oct-03-07 06:14 PM   #44 
  - Oh Yay! Schadenfreude!!  kineta   Oct-03-07 06:22 PM   #48 
  - SERIOUS QUESTION - Is there anything that can be done to reverse this?  gateley   Oct-03-07 06:25 PM   #50 
  - It will reverse itself in time....  MazeRat7   Oct-04-07 01:56 PM   #83 
  - and I heard someone on TV yesterday say...  silvershadow   Oct-03-07 06:31 PM   #51 
  - you just figured out that we're indebted to china...???  QuestionAll   Oct-03-07 07:56 PM   #57 
  - I suppose this can be real funny  spokane   Oct-03-07 08:23 PM   #58 
  - what's funny to me, is that you act like it's some big new news...  QuestionAll   Oct-04-07 12:11 AM   #72 
     - Being aware and  spokane   Oct-04-07 09:09 AM   #78 
  - That was my first thought too.  liberalla   Oct-04-07 03:49 AM   #74 
  - It's True, but I'm only surprised  Mike03   Oct-03-07 08:28 PM   #59 
  - Buy a designer tie today for $100, and  Mike03   Oct-03-07 08:31 PM   #60 
  - If people stop spending  spokane   Oct-03-07 10:18 PM   #66 
  - that is my plan my friend  mdmc   Oct-04-07 10:44 AM   #80 
  - Third World currency for a Third World nation  tom_paine   Oct-03-07 08:44 PM   #62 
  - To understand the problems inherent in a debt based monetary system,  JohnyCanuck   Oct-03-07 08:45 PM   #63 
  - As long as the U.S. holds one-third of the world's GDP and one-half it's wealth,  Dark   Oct-03-07 09:06 PM   #65 
  - Yeah, keep living in  spokane   Oct-03-07 10:21 PM   #67 
  - The EU economy is almost our equal now  nadinbrzezinski   Oct-03-07 10:22 PM   #68 
  - This slow moving train wreck has been ongoing for the  nadinbrzezinski   Oct-03-07 10:23 PM   #69 
  - Since 2000... * began turning-off and pushing away foreign investment  JCMach1   Oct-04-07 02:05 AM   #73 
     - Key sentence: Baring anything insane  spokane   Oct-04-07 01:58 PM   #85 
  - Dude, it's not on the VERGE of crashing. Just look at this:::::::>>>>  garybeck   Oct-04-07 03:51 AM   #75 
  - What in the world is this?  spokane   Oct-04-07 09:04 AM   #77 
     - Wha?  garybeck   Oct-04-07 10:29 AM   #79 
     - When gold goes up it means investors have lost confidence in  Spazito   Oct-04-07 01:57 PM   #84 
  - You should probably watch this:  dave123williams   Oct-04-07 11:36 AM   #81 
  - very funny, thanks n/t  CGowen   Oct-05-07 08:03 AM   #86 
  - The China of George HW Bush  Baby Snooks   Oct-05-07 12:26 PM   #88 
 

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