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Figures on government spending and debt

D G Wrote: May 25, 2013 2:59 PM
The problem continues to be growth of spending. The old entitlement programs are growing faster than the long term growth rate of the economy, and that makes it impossible to grow revenues fast enough to keep up. Adding ObamaCare only makes it worse.

WASHINGTON (AP) — Figures on government spending and debt (last six digits are eliminated). The government's fiscal year runs Oct. 1 through Sept. 30.

Total public debt subject to limit May 23 16,698,697
Statutory debt limit 16,699,421
Total public debt outstanding May 23 16,736,577
Operating balance May 23 16,345
Interest fiscal year 2013 through April 147,814
Interest same period 2012 145,702
Deficit fiscal year 2013 through April 487,594
Deficit same period 2012 719,859
Receipts fiscal year 2013 through April 1,603,334
Receipts same...