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The Politics Thread USA Edition

iscalad

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The looming Federal Government debt ceiling default is major news over here.
1st June is the D Day to get the issue sorted. Cuts required to some government projects & tax raises for some. Serious enough for Biden to skip the planned visit to Aus after the G7. There was similar brinkmanship in 2011 iirc which lead to market turmoil & interest rate hikes.
Federal employees pay & Social Security payments will not be made if the ceiling is breached.

Any sort of fiscal issue in the USA will have ramifications around the financial markets of the world.
Tightening my seat belt.....
 

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Tightening my seat belt.....
….getting the popcorn in
 

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I've moved my future payments into my pension in anticipation of this!
 

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Mind you, in Morgan's defence its always been a bit hard to retain objectivity when your head is firmly lodged deep in the interviewees posterior.
 

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Mind you, in Morgan's defence its always been a bit hard to retain objectivity when your head is firmly lodged deep in the interviewees posterior.
Hope De Santis had the sense not to give Piers his "cell phone" number lest he reverted back to a spot of "tapping" ! :cool:
 

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Poor old sleepy takes another tumble.

Hopefully he is O.K. But why wear a stupid baseball cap :mad: Just looks ridiculous as Billy Hague would attest.

 

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So Mike Pence enters the republican redneck dog fight
In for a Penny, in for a Pound(ing)?
 

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'The Donald' realising that time's up and he is in serious sh*t. Goodbye, you won't be missed:

 

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So Mike Pence enters the republican redneck dog fight
In for a Penny, in for a Pound(ing)?
Is that a Penny Mordaunt chap ?
 
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