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Obama's $5 Trillion Moment

wiseone Wrote: Apr 19, 2012 7:37 PM
If Unemployment today was calculated the same way it was calculated on Obama's Inauguration Day the rate would be closer to 12% or 13%.

I buried this item at the bottom of my early morning post on Romney's rhetoric, but I think this staggering milestone merits a separate post.  The Obama legacy:
 

In the 39 months since Barack Obama took the oath of office as president of the United States, the federal government’s debt has increased by $5,027,761,476,484.56. Although he has served less than a term, Obama is now the first American president to see the federal government's debt increase by more than $5 trillion during his time in office. During the full eight years that George W....