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What If We Paid Off The Debt? The Secret Government Report

Sunday, October 23, 2011 - 11:44 AM
From NPR's Planet Money blog
Planet Money has obtained a secret government report outlining what once looked like a potential crisis: The possibility that the U.S. government might pay off its entire debt.

It sounds ridiculous today. But not so long ago, the prospect of a debt-free U.S. was seen as a real possibility with the potential to upset the global financial system.

That's one thing we don't have to worry about today.
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