see link below for video. Interesting read, I thought.
USA was 3 hrs away from Economic, Political Collapse in September 2008
Mon Feb 09, 2009 at 08:58:22 PM PST
According to Rep. Paul Kanjorski (D) (PA-11), in mid-September of 2008, the United States of America came just three hours away from the collapse of the entire economy. In a span of 2 hours, $550 billion was drawn out of money market accounts in an electronic run on the banks.