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How to Go $16.5 Trillion in Debt

DrThunder Wrote: Feb 27, 2013 3:38 PM
Loyal, I can only hope your comment was dripping with sarcasm, which is how I took it.

A recent poll by the Pew organization showed that while those of us in Our Nation's Capital and the 2,375 people who watch cable chat shows are consumed by the looming sequester, the other 75% of Americans are just shrugging, sighing, and smiling knowingly that the world will go on after Friday.

The underlying issue about the size of the deficit (about $1 trillion for FY 2013) and the national debt (a touch under $16.6 trillion) is the way the government spends our money.

Not its money. Our money.

Case in point.

I came across an article yesterday that talked about...