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Obama Budget: Debt Payments to Exceed Defense Budget Within the Decade

Stulthus Wrote: Apr 06, 2012 5:48 PM
Actually, I dont enjoy seeing the largesse for the rich in that budget. If things are that bad, the money could be applied to the debt, with far better effect. I loath Obama with a passion. But I also loath watching Republicans make the rich richer

A perilous tipping point, via the Senate Republican Budget Committee and the Weekly Standard:

Under this president's unanimously-rejected 2013 budget, federal spending on national debt interest payments would surpass our total defense budget within seven years.  Furthermore, current federal revenue levels will cover only Medicare, Medicaid, Social Security, and debt financing by 2025, according to Obama's own...