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|User Info||Did Treasury Just Strategically (Intentionally) Default?; entered at 2011-07-01 18:35:02|
Registered: 2008-12-03 Somewhere in TX
"I mean, come on! They clearly ignore the rest of that sentence as if it's not even there."|
The only way that they could ignore it with any credibility is if:
a) there was a comma after the word "pensions;" and
b) if "pensions" included Social Security Trust Fund payments. I don't think that these are classified as a pension, since normally that word applies to retirement payments made to a person who worked for the entity in question. Note that the civil service pension of a career bureaucrat would be covered under the 14th Amendment IF, IF, IF there was that comma after "pensions" - but it isn't there, so they may also be S.O.L. before long. Well, except those still receiving payments for their service in the Civil War. :>)
IOW, the talking heads have exactly ZERO credibility - on par with those criminal politicians (but I repeat myself) who's dicks they're sucking.