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Surprise! Last Year's Deficit Actually $5 Trillion

Grace4 Wrote: May 25, 2012 1:51 PM
Actually, we old people are better informed than young people. We do take the time to research, study AND watch youtube. We have also learned to tell the difference between the truth and propaganda. AND, we are not products of liberal schools; we studied civics, American history (the real one, not the liberal revised version), world geography, economics and today we are even learning to use a computer. Oh my! Your question should be: "How do we reach into the uninformed, brainwashed minds of young people?"

Since 2009, and since Senate Democrats last passed a budget, the Congressional Budget Office has calculated $1 trillion deficits each year with 2012 being no exception. But now, a new USA Today study shows that last year's budget deficit wasn't $1 trillion....it was actually $5 trillion.

The deficit was $5 trillion last year under those rules. The official number was $1.3 trillion. Liabilities for Social Security, Medicare and other retirement programs rose by $3.7 trillion in 2011, according to government actuaries, but the amount was not registered on the...