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Originally posted by MichiganSwampBuck
If I had a business that owed the banks billions of dollars that I needed to borrow on a regular basis just to stay afloat, that would be called bankrupt. Throw in the fact I was borrowing real money and then paying the banks back in Monopoly money and you'd understand it wasn't a functioning business and should be bankrupt.
Our country is like a junkie who owes the dealer money but keeps fronting drugs to maintain his habit. I know how that story ends, the dealer kicks the junkie's butt (or wacks him) then takes anything of value that the junkie may of had to help pay the debt.
That's how I'd characterize the situation.