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Published: Saturday, Aug. 25 2012 10:32 a.m. MDT

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Mountanman
Hayden, ID

A Federal Budget Lesson

A Federal Budget Lesson:

* U.S. Tax revenue: $2,170,000,000,000
* Fed budget: $3,820,000,000,000
* New debt: $1,650,000,000,000
* National debt: $15,271,000,000,000
* Recent budget cuts: $38,500,000,000

Let's now remove 8 zeros and pretend it's a household budget:

* Annual family income: $21,700
* Money the family spent: $38,200
* New debt on the credit card: $16,500
* Outstanding balance on the credit card: $152,710
* Total budget cuts so far: $3.85

Got It !!!!!

Your can begin the long journey back to solvency on November 6.

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