Let's Put to Bed the 'America Is Bankrupt' Myth

Discussion in 'Politics' started by expat_panama, Apr 26, 2011.

  1. expat_panama
    Offline

    expat_panama Silver Member

    Joined:
    Apr 12, 2011
    Messages:
    2,461
    Thanks Received:
    252
    Trophy Points:
    98
    Ratings:
    +253
    More at RealClearMarkets - Let's Put to Bed the 'America Is Bankrupt' Myth

    Sorry, couldn't resist starting up a flamewar.

    Maybe after this I can start threads on how average US real incomes are up, inflation doesn't exist, but hey let's stick to one hornets nest at a time...
     
    • Thank You! Thank You! x 1
  2. rightwinger
    Offline

    rightwinger Paid Messageboard Poster Gold Supporting Member Supporting Member

    Joined:
    Aug 4, 2009
    Messages:
    120,245
    Thanks Received:
    19,821
    Trophy Points:
    2,190
    Location:
    NJ & MD
    Ratings:
    +45,326
    The US is the weathiest country on earth
     
  3. MaggieMae
    Offline

    MaggieMae Reality bits

    Joined:
    Apr 3, 2009
    Messages:
    24,043
    Thanks Received:
    1,599
    Trophy Points:
    48
    Ratings:
    +1,601
    E.J. Dionne wrote a similar column recently.

    What if we’re not broke? - The Washington Post
     
  4. Truthmatters
    Offline

    Truthmatters BANNED

    Joined:
    May 10, 2007
    Messages:
    80,182
    Thanks Received:
    2,223
    Trophy Points:
    0
    Ratings:
    +2,233
    There are people who want this country leveled with the third world so they can get more cheap labor.


    The right defends these very people day in and day out.
     
  5. Leweman
    Offline

    Leweman Gold Member

    Joined:
    Aug 5, 2010
    Messages:
    4,009
    Thanks Received:
    489
    Trophy Points:
    130
    Ratings:
    +737
    Nope... but way to exagerate things so no one takes you seriously.
     
  6. Avatar4321
    Offline

    Avatar4321 Diamond Member Gold Supporting Member

    Joined:
    Feb 22, 2004
    Messages:
    70,537
    Thanks Received:
    8,161
    Trophy Points:
    2,070
    Location:
    Minnesota
    Ratings:
    +12,153
    So we are spending trillions of dollars we don't have. But we aren't bankrupt? Everything's fine. Ignore the fact that our credit rating is on shaky grounds. There is no problem.

    Denial is dangerous when dealing with serious problems our nation has.
     
    • Thank You! Thank You! x 1
  7. Truthmatters
    Offline

    Truthmatters BANNED

    Joined:
    May 10, 2007
    Messages:
    80,182
    Thanks Received:
    2,223
    Trophy Points:
    0
    Ratings:
    +2,233
    All we need to do is go back to the tax levels that gave us the great times during the mid century
     
  8. Truthmatters
    Offline

    Truthmatters BANNED

    Joined:
    May 10, 2007
    Messages:
    80,182
    Thanks Received:
    2,223
    Trophy Points:
    0
    Ratings:
    +2,233
  9. Avorysuds
    Offline

    Avorysuds Gold Member

    Joined:
    Jul 4, 2010
    Messages:
    13,834
    Thanks Received:
    1,655
    Trophy Points:
    245
    Location:
    Eugene Oregon
    Ratings:
    +2,141
    Nice to see TM agrees the OP is full of shit =D.
     
  10. Truthmatters
    Offline

    Truthmatters BANNED

    Joined:
    May 10, 2007
    Messages:
    80,182
    Thanks Received:
    2,223
    Trophy Points:
    0
    Ratings:
    +2,233
    So you agree we should go back to 90% tax rate on the 1% ?


    Our corps did fine and America was on top in education and many other areas.
     

Share This Page