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Subject: Re: Oh, my Date: 10/9/2012 8:41 PM
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Sixteen trillion, and what do you get?
Another day older and deeper in debt...
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How much of that sixteen trillion is the cost of two unpaid-for wars started, unnecessarily, by Republicans?


I don't know; there are widely varying estimates. And how do you estimate what part of the war costs have been paid for and how much are in the debt?

However, those are moot points. Whichever way we got there we have 16 of them and we are on track to add another one this year. Here is a graph prepared by the White House Office of Management & Budget that shows publicly held debt going to 'infinity and beyond':

http://www.aei-ideas.org//wp-content/uploads/2012/02/021612g...

IIRC, the Congressional Budget Office version has a much steeper climb.

DB2
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