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makem October 15th, 2013 10:53pm

The US government has defaulted on its debt twice in its history.

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jvc1133 61535
10/16/13 1:21 pm

So that is what that call was about

fredd TrumpLand
10/15/13 7:40 pm

Didn't know about the 1812 one, but I had heard of the other. Apparently the ceiling was raised at the last minute, then there was a computer problem that delayed payments for a few days. Whether or not it was a "real" default depends on who you ask.

Nizabelle Cambridge, MA
10/15/13 5:29 pm

True but PLEASE don't be one of those crazy "debt deniers"

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makem Chinese Xinjiang Camp
10/15/13 5:51 pm

Don't worry, I'm not

Nizabelle Cambridge, MA
10/15/13 6:34 pm

Hallelujah! And great question, hopefully anybody who didn't know now does know.

TheMrs09 Texas
10/15/13 5:14 pm

I honestly have no idea. I just guessed.

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chickencookie It really is
10/15/13 4:27 pm

Obama wants a default. Its all he has been talking about.

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Rainey 633 Stag Trail Road
10/15/13 4:25 pm

Very interesting! Thanks for the link