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      While I was vacuuming, it occurred to me that the "debt limit" does have a precedent, albeit one we have mostly forgotten about. It's called a chastity belt.

      That's what our sadistic old Uncle Cons in Congress are up to. Affixing a chastity belt to the presidency because they can't trust themselves.  After all, that was the excuse for setting up the Federal Reserve Bank as an intermediary -- that Congress could not be trusted to manage the currency or our other resources and assets wisely. Of course, now that most of the natural resources have been either depleted or laid waste, controlling the currency to curry favor is about all that's left. So, it's to be locked away and only brought out for special occasions.

      We organize governments to deliver services and prevent abuse.

      by hannah on Mon Dec 10, 2012 at 08:56:46 AM PST

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