This make sense. This rather brilliantly cuts
thru all the political doublespeak we get:
. 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: $14,271,000,000,000
. 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: $142,710
. Total budget cuts: $385
Got It ?????****
*OK now Lesson # 2:
Here's another way to look at the Debt Ceiling:
Let's say, You come home from work and find there has been a sewer backup
in your neighborhood...your home has sewage all the way up to your ceilings.
What do you think you should do?
Raise the ceilings, or pump out the shit?
Your choice is coming Nov. 2012
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