Debt default is no laughing matter

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January 10, 2011
Boston Globe
by John E. Sununu  
Posted in Commentary

"Last week, when Senator Lindsey Graham said he's prepared to let the United States default on its debts unless Social Security is fixed, it brought to mind a scene from the Mel Brooks classic Blazing Saddles. In the scene in question, the new sheriff, played by Cleavon Little, takes himself hostage, demanding at gunpoint that the hostile townsfolk back down from their threats -- or else!" (01/10/11)  


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