In response to:

President Obama's Debt Achievement

gjmlb Wrote: Oct 02, 2012 4:33 PM
to add to National Debt accumulated and created by Obama, don't forget to give wifey,Michele her share of the credit, what was it/ Hmm some ridiculous figure well over a million + for mostly frivilous foo foos, the many, many, vacations complete with entourage of friends, and admirers, using air force 1 like a taxi cab.....extravagent as well as totally abusive,, all this while some of us have troubles paying for our gas to get to our jobs, if we are lucky enough to still have one.

How does President Obama's contribution to the national debt compare to those of other modern Presidents?

To answer that question, we're going to express the United States' total public debt outstanding in the more human scale terms of U.S. households, for which the U.S. Census provides data going back to 1967. Our chart below summarizes what we find when we calculate the national debt per U.S. household for each of the U.S. government's fiscal year from 1967 through the just ended fiscal year for 2012, both in nominal and...

Related Tags: Debt