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Surprise! Last Year's Deficit Actually $5 Trillion

mr_sparky Wrote: May 24, 2012 4:51 PM
And here is the Fed Gov wanting to pass laws that are "exit laws", so you pay through the nose if you want to leave the country and then renonuce your US citizenship. and with another stupid law in place called FATCA, just get use to it. the clowns in Congress and the Pres just want to everybody to die with nothing and so give them everything you own.
NoPlaceToGo Wrote: May 24, 2012 5:23 PM
And if you don't leave the country 'buy the book', they'll come and get you. Don't you just love this country?

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...