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- adv. In an unpayable way.
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The financial sector makes increasingly steep, even unpayably high claims on the real economy of goods and services.
It doesn't need more credit, but a write-down for the unpayably high debts that the banks have imposed on American families, businesses, states and localities, real estate, and the federal government itself.
All these debts are unpayably high because most of these countries are running deepening trade deficits and are sinking into depression.
The US can today claim the exalted status of the most indebted nation in human history, with every level of society (individuals, corporations, local / state / federal governments, etc) owing an unpayably large amount of money.