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What’s an Extra $2 Trillion Anyway?

August 25, 2009

Nine trillion dollars.  It looks like this:  $9,000,000,000,000.00.  The OMB reinforced these projected 10-year budget deficit numbers today.  What’s amazing is that earlier in his tenure, the Obama Administration touted the much healthier $7.1 trillion deficit.  That looks like this:  $7,100,000,000,000.00.  I’d feel like laughing, if this wasn’t so scary. But what’s an extra two [...]

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