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How many veterans are there? Memorial Day data

The short answer is there are about 21 million American Veterans as of 2012. As a total, that's about 6.8% of the US population.

For comparison, that's about...

Full text of the S&P report for the US credit downgrade, AA+

Searching for this report, I found more meta-coverage than links to the source.  Below is the full text of the document itself, and the decision rendered by S&P in the downgrade, titled "Research Update: United States of America Long-Term Rating Lowered To 'AA+' On Political Risks And Rising Debt Burden; Outlook Negative."  Reposted directly from S&P.

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