Re: Moodys Downgrade US to Negative - http://www.marketwatch.com/story/sp-cuts-us-ratings-outlook-to-negative-2011-04-18-9104
But 'trading' on the 'plutonium standard' does have its advantages. It requires a world war to make them plain though. Look at what WWII did for the economic dominance of the United States post-war. We are only coming to the end of that era now.
Originally Posted by Baron von Biffo
"It is we the workers who built these palaces and cities here in Spain and in America and everywhere. We, the workers, can build others to take their place. And better ones! We are not in the least afraid of ruins. We are going to inherit the earth; there is not the slightest doubt about that. The bourgeoisie might blast and ruin its own world before it leaves the stage of history. We carry a new world here, in our hearts."
— Buenaventura Durruti