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Where Will You Go if America Collapses?

ppotts Wrote: Feb 04, 2013 12:16 PM
good luck with that save on your own. If the banks fail, there goes that save stuff. thats why they established social security to take care of people that lost all their savings in the crash. Those were hard times and social security was put in place so those soup lines would never occur again. There is nothing worse than listening to your gut make noise and hurt when you have not put any food in your mouth all week. and on top of it, your kids are starving too. People would do well to look at the past a little more openly before they start wanting to redo everything.

A reader from New York has a follow-up question for me.

Referencing a “Question of the Week” from last month, in which I expressed guarded optimism that America could be saved, she wants to know what I would do if things go the wrong way.

In other words, what if things go really wrong and America suffers a Greek-style fiscal collapse? And imagine how bad that might be since there wouldn’t be an IMF or European Central Bank capable of providing bailouts to the United States.

Perhaps because of an irrational form of patriotism, I’m fairly certain that I...

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