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The Gross National Debt

YOUR CHECKBOOK REALITY

When Bush took office:
  • $5.7 Trillion and a surplus which was paying off that debt
  • Every man woman and child owed $18,688
Current Debt as of Tuesday 10/07 at noon PT:
  • Over 10 Trillion = $10,243,480,000,000
  • Every man woman and child now owes $33,585
  • Debt from Iraq war: $1,679 per person


WHAT’S HAPPENING EVERY DAY


Increasing Debt: By over 1 Billion Dollars a DAY ($1,371,428,000)
Increasing for every man, woman and child: $1,641 per yr., $137 per mo, $4.50 per day
Earmarks: Only $18 Billion, $59 yr. per person (some pork, many needed)
Every Additional Trillion Dollars adds $3278 to each persons total debt

The above is BEFORE the financial crisis of the last month.