6 countries that could be going broke

Argentina moved global markets recently by defaulting on its debt. Here's a look at that nation and five others with credit ratings that say 'high risk.'

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Aug 4, 2014 7:38PM
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I looked over this list and thought "where is America?"......then it hit me. The article says "the 6 countries that could be going broke"......America already IS broke! 
Aug 4, 2014 8:29PM
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How much debt do you need to have to make the list. I feel a little jaded here we have 17.5+ trillion in debt and don't even make the list. I demand a recount we are clearly number one at something as easy as blowing billions of dollars on dopey wars and entitlements.
Aug 4, 2014 11:12PM
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It's a very sad thing to see governments tie their citizens down with the ball-and-chain of debt.  Sadly there is not much your tax-paying citizen can do to prevent their elected officials from putting everyone in financial ruin.

We are just a few years away when the US finds out it can't meet its payments...  Then TAXES TAXES TAXES!  Oh wait, it's already happening.
Aug 5, 2014 12:32AM
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17 Trillion?   Where does that put the US?  And now this POTUS is running us into the ground even further.  What a joke. 
Aug 5, 2014 12:22AM
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When Amerika defaults on it's loans it will take a lot of other countries with it. This will trigger a war like no other. You can't run a country on printed hot air and get by with it forever.
Aug 4, 2014 11:00PM
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What is ous per person? 17T/319M or so...

Over $53,000 per person...not including illegal aliens.

Aug 4, 2014 10:35PM
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this article is ****,,who writes this crap?  the only reason why the US isnt on the list,is because it just prints more money when needed
Aug 5, 2014 12:17AM
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There is nothing like self denial, and MSN along with the U.S. Government are the biggest liars there ever where. Not giving the whole picture, which includes our own ballooning debt, is the same as telling a bold-faced lie! MSN= shame, shame!
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Well you have socialists running all the nations, including our own, this is why globalization was a bad thing.
Aug 5, 2014 2:35AM
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What a shock to see Chavez's Venezuela in there.  Obama and Chavez - brothers of socialist slime.  As Venezuela deals with riots and can't keep the power grid on.  Misery for all - brilliant political agendas.
Aug 5, 2014 12:03AM
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Add another, I'm broke but I have enough credit left to drink beer and watch TV as my once strong empire crumbles.
Aug 5, 2014 8:40AM
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LMAO... We keep printing money we do not have backed! We are 18 Trillion in Debt and we're not on the list???? But, going 4 trillion in debt was un-American according to Obama! LMAO!
Aug 4, 2014 6:01PM
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Iceland-- forced bankers off the island. They cooperated to create an economy with currency. 
Greece-- the people dumped the Euro and generate economy using alternative currencies. When foreign banksters go there, they have trouble settling because the Euro isn't readily accepted.

Argentina-- a nation fully capable of self-sufficiency- has to sober-out and decide if the texting and online appeal from bankrupt nations like the USA is worth the trouble, or is a balanced economy based on competence, work and valid reward for actual effort- worth a whole bunch more. New World Order isn't new, it's been tried before and ends up as war. 

Cut bait. Row back toward dry land. 
Aug 5, 2014 10:53AM
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Keep voting for socialist here dipchits and we will make the list......
Aug 4, 2014 8:18PM
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Sad when you consider that our 17.5 trillion is considered a safe and stable investment compared to most of the other countries in the world.  We really do pay a pittance on interest and would go bankrupt really really quickly if our interest rates rose significantly.

The US Congress, Senate, and President really need to make this a higher priority (and a little progress has been made in the past few years at taming run away spending).

One real question though is hidden debts obscured in "promises", but that we have not borrowed for yet (such as social security, medicare).
Aug 4, 2014 11:26PM
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If this liberal news media gets any more dense they'll have to chip their stories in stone.
Aug 5, 2014 6:48AM
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Romney 2016 we need him MORE the he needs US.
Aug 5, 2014 10:14AM
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Wow many agree the USA is going broke and I thought I was alone....... We are in big trouble and if we don't get a good POTUS to replace Obama we are gone. 
Aug 5, 2014 10:57AM
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Where is sean penn in this mess?..... his buddy chavez turned that country to chit with socialism..... Penn and glover's picture should be on the venezula caption..... Idiot Hollywood socialists....and the fools here that wish to follow their stupid ideals....
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