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President Obama's Debt, Measured in Gold

bobm001 Wrote: Nov 06, 2012 9:33 AM
And your "Buddy" Obama voted NO on the last round of legislation to INCREASE diaster relief funding for Katrina http://www.senate.gov/legislative/LIS/roll_call_lists/roll_call_vote_cfm.cfm?congress=110&session=1&vote=00181

How much gold would the U.S. Treasury have to pay out from the nation's bullion depository at Fort Knox to fully pay off the national debt of $16.222 trillion (as of 1 November 2012)?

Quick side note: That figure is some $5.595 trillion higher than the $10.627 trillion it was back on 20 January 2009, when Barack Obama was sworn into office.

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