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  •  China owns about 8% of publicly held US debt (1+ / 0-)
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    Do we really need to whip up the anti-foreign sentiment here?

    Just kind of smacks of fear and hatred of the other to me.

    When we stop putting leaders from the past up on pedestals and ignoring their flaws, we can start seeing our present leaders for what they really are.

    by PhillyJeff on Tue May 07, 2013 at 08:55:12 PM PDT

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    •  It is ridiculous to think that calling (1+ / 0-)
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      for elected officials in the US government to be focused on serving the best interests and needs of the people of the United States is anti-foreign sentiment.

      •  Most US debt isn't held by "foreigners" (0+ / 0-)

        That's why it's ridiculous.

        When we stop putting leaders from the past up on pedestals and ignoring their flaws, we can start seeing our present leaders for what they really are.

        by PhillyJeff on Sun May 12, 2013 at 10:22:13 PM PDT

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