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If debt was stacked up in one dollar bills next to you, this is how tall it would be

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  • xscribe Colorado Springs, CO
    March 19, 2013 9:27 p.m.

    Mountanman: Is that quoting from right now, 2013, or back in 2010? You know the answer to that question!

  • Mountanman Hayden, ID
    March 19, 2013 3:49 p.m.

    According to the Wall Street Journal, the net worth of the average American has decreased by about 40% since Obama took office.

  • JSB Sugar City, ID
    March 16, 2013 8:56 p.m.

    @ cpafred. If you add to your net worth your share of the national debt, how much better are you doing than you were five years ago?

  • cpafred SALT LAKE CITY, UT
    March 16, 2013 1:52 p.m.

    Chris B,

    If it is possible for you to be honest, please tell us what your net worth was five years ago, when the previous administration ran the economy off the rails, versus what it is today. Mine has more than doubled, and I thank the president, in part, for his competent, solid, leadership back from the pre

  • worf Mcallen, TX
    March 15, 2013 7:15 p.m.

    @Chris B--show some respect. barack starts with a capital B.

  • Chris B Salt Lake City, UT
    March 15, 2013 3:50 p.m.

    The solution to fixing our debt problems is to spend more money. I know that because barack keeps telling us.

    Never mind he told us he'd cut the deficit in half during his first term. He did increase spending, and the deficit increased, but surely those are coincidental.

    I'm sure if we follow barack and spend more money, that our money problems will be solved.