The debt ceiling crisis can be averted by enforcing the Fourteenth Amendment, which mandates the government to pay its debts already incurred, including pensions. That means Social Security, which IS an “entitlement,” in the original sense of the word. We’re entitled to it because we’ve paid for it with taxes.
-Ellen Brown, Bipartisan “Russian Roulette” and America’s Federal Debt
The devil is always in the details. And Wall Street lobbyists always have such details tucked away in their briefcases to put in the hands of their favored congressmen and dedicated senators. And in this case they have the President, who has taken their advice as to whom to appoint as his cabinet to act as factotums to capture the government on their behalf and create “socialism for the rich.”
-Michael Hudson, The Debt Ceiling Set For Progressive Repealing
Global Research presents to our readers a selection of the latest articles on the debt ceiling crisis in America:
||The Greatest Depression Has Only Begun
– by Global Research – 2011-07-02
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