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Date: 07/31/11 01:06 PM

14 Responses to GoRemy`s Raise the debt Ceiling Rap.

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    Baalthazaq Male 18-29
    4548 posts
    July 30, 2011 at 1:22 pm
    Link: GoRemy`s Raise the debt Ceiling Rap. - Fiscally responsible rap.
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    jtrebowski Male 40-49
    3362 posts
    July 31, 2011 at 1:27 pm
    Very good video...makes fun of Dems, Repubs, and Tea-baggers equally.
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    auburnjunky Male 30-39
    10339 posts
    July 31, 2011 at 1:35 pm
    Raising the debt ceiling without equal cuts in spending is a failure waiting to happen.
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    Fatninja01 Male 30-39
    25420 posts
    July 31, 2011 at 2:25 pm
    Wow.. a rapper singing about what he sees
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    turbotong Male 18-29
    600 posts
    July 31, 2011 at 3:02 pm
    lol... "our debit is more unsustainable than my rap career."
    If I wasn`t worried before, I am now.
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    Errand_boy Male 30-39
    621 posts
    July 31, 2011 at 3:50 pm
    We have a bunch of nukes, lets use some. Nukes always make things better no matter where you use them. Oh and that sucked.
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    CaptainPabst Male 18-29
    1250 posts
    July 31, 2011 at 4:03 pm
    "Wow.. a rapper singing about what he sees"

    Wow.. a random person making pointless comments on the internet about what he see`s.
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    xCYBERDYNEx Male 18-29
    4903 posts
    July 31, 2011 at 8:21 pm
    This was retarded
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    Audizuki Female 30-39
    108 posts
    August 1, 2011 at 7:58 am
    LOL @ "fed life" on the graffiti wall.

    This was kinda cute. I had no idea what it was going to be, half expected a bunch of edited-up, auto-tuned Sens, Reps and committee chairs from MSNBC clips or something.
    Ending comments here.....I work in financial services, don`t even want to get started on how terribly things are being handled the last few years. |-X
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    phoneybone Male 18-29
    1744 posts
    August 1, 2011 at 9:44 am

    pretty sure that`s what he was going for
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    Draculya Male 40-49
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    August 2, 2011 at 11:43 pm
    I wrote my MBA thesis on this a long time ago, probably before most of the IAB members were born.
    It might not happen today, but I expect that the US will one day default. This is because the US debt burden continues to grow and non-discretionary spending cannot be cut and unfunded social obligations are a bigger problem than everything else in the world put together. The USA is a weak credit, plain and simple.
    When the US eventually defaults on a federally guaranteed contract, let alone a treasury bill, the world will no longer recognise US Treasuries as a proxy for the risk free rate of return because essentially people will wake up and realise that it isn`t risk free.
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    Draculya Male 40-49
    14656 posts
    August 2, 2011 at 11:44 pm
    The impression that US Treasuries aren’t risk free has already been realised by the people that count the most, the Chinese economists and policy makers who are the US` biggest investors. The only thing that’s stopping them from dumping is that it’d raise the value of the Yuan and that would hurt imports of Chinese goods in the USA, but year by year the USA is a smaller contributor to the world economy, down from 32% about a decade ago to 23% today.
    Furthermore, the T-Bill return isn`t even a good proxy for global inflation. It has lost its purpose as an inflation hedge. If it can’t be used to delever savings portfolios, or as a no-risk investment for portfolios that can tolerate no risk at all, then it has no more purpose than a patriotic war bond.
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    Draculya Male 40-49
    14656 posts
    August 2, 2011 at 11:55 pm
    What will happen if the world stops lending to the US government, corporations and consumers? It’s hard to say because the economic academia will have to re-invent the models which are currently based on a risk free T-Bill. What’s for certain is the people and government of the US will have to get used to being poor; poorer than they would be without borrowing, poorer than the Great Depression. The rich will adopt nationalities of convenience and leave the ordinary folks to pick up the tab for their Cohibas and Cristal. Who knows? Maybe some will be left fighting over WFP handouts. The Washington Monument would look good decorating a mall in Pudong.

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