[font=Andalus][highlight=darkred]The kid that grew up saying the pledge of allegiance, and believing the government was only about the business of helping its citizens to achieve the American Dream, would have thought this was a cool, 'patriotic' idea, and a great way to show that I care about America as a whole.[/highlight][/font]
[highlight=darkgreen]The more enlightened, post-housing bubble, post-"too big to fail" bailouts, post-Quantitative Easing 2, Knowing-that-our-Money-Supply-comes-from-a-Private-Corporation, N.I.A. reading adult, is sickened to the stomach over this concept:[/highlight] (Apparently, it's been around since 1961)
I was watching N.I.A.'s "End of Liberty", where a short section displayed this...
https://www.pay.gov/paygov/forms/formIn ... d=23779454
Paying America's Debt, With Your AmEx--
Patriotic citizens have long been able to donate money to help pay down America's debt. Now they can use their credit cards. (June 03, 2010)
- --[font=Times New Roman]G[/font]ot a few extra bucks for Uncle Sam? Since 1961, the U.S. government has accepted donations in cash or check from private citizens who wish to help pay down the national debt, currently at $13 trillion. ...
[highlight=violet]On a lighter note, if this is their "donational", what goodies can I expect in return?[/highlight]
I know, I know!!
Maybe they'll go TRO-style and email me their latest batch of "leading-indicators" that they've been working on!!
AND NATURALLY, I must specify "2011 DONATIONAL INDICATORS" with my donation, because at this point, it is blatantly undeniable that they've consecutively ufcked up the previous years, so no use in getting those!!!