"When you run in debt; you give to another power over your liberty."
Benjamin Franklin
(1706-1790) US Founding Father
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In Canada we have laws that prevents the raping of the constituants by the banks; and that's why we've had zero monitary cricercies since Canada became a nation.
 -- L. Hanson, Edmonton, Canada     
    Absolutely ! Debt (funny money, bonds, funding theistic socialism, etc.), just another tool to snuff-out the light of liberty that once used to shine.
     -- Mike, Norwalk     
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     -- Mary - MI      
    The borrower serves the lender. And what if the lender merely has lent you nothing but your own word? Trying to cheat Nature has consequences.
     -- E Archer, NYC     
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    China will rule us soon
     -- cal, lewisville, tx     
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    Yes, who has the US given power of attorney - I think the Rothschild empire. So, it's, yes sir three bags full... The US has gone down a very sticky road and with each day the fly paper grows stronger..
     -- Robert, Somewher in the USA     
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     -- jim k, Austin      
    He was just paraphrasing the Book of Proverbs 22:7 - The rich rule over the poor, and the borrower is slave to the lender. (NIV)
     -- David, Mannington     
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     -- Ronw13, ID      
    US national debt clock indicates 31 trillion 445 billion and many millions more of dollars. December 20, 2022.
     -- Fredrick William Sillik, Anytown     
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