Another U.S. Downgrade Looming

American VoicesEconomy ISSUE 47•42 Oct 25, 2011

Due to the inability of Congress to make any long-term budget fixes, experts are predicting another credit-rating downgrade for the United States. What do you think?

  • “Will the national economy still be all right? I have $20 in there.”

    Martin Peck –
    Gate Agent

  • “Man, I should have off-loaded my last shred of optimism months ago when it was still worth something.”

    Dana Upham –
    Optical Engineer

  • “You know, I'm beginning to dislike the credit-rating agencies' new policy of assigning ratings based on actual economic realities.”

    Miles Scofield –
    Cashier