Tuesday, September 4, 2012

There's sickness, and then you die, and believe it...

And who will pay the bill? Here are dos reales for your eyes, shipmate...When the sirens sing, you will be on your way

Ask most folks who holds the lion’s share of America’s $16 trillion debt and they’ll tell you China.
But they would be wrong. The correct answer is Americans. Fully two-thirds of the national debt is owed to United States investors and future retirees, through the Social Security Trust Fund and pension plans for civil service workers and military personnel. China, it turns out, holds less than 8 percent of the money our government has borrowed over the years.
“It is true that China is the largest foreign owner of our debt,” said Josh Gordon, policy director of the Concord Coalition, a Virginia-based nonprofit that advocates getting the nation’s debt under control. “But the vast majority of our debt is held by us.”
Read more: http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2012/09/04/who-do-owe-most-that-16-trillion-to-hint-it-isnt-china/#ixzz25X2zJCmd

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