• An easy way to teach the people about the debt ceiling deal

    1. Take the actual numbers from our government's spending.
    2. remove the last 8 zero's and pretend the results are YOUR family budget.

    • Total annual income: $21,700
    • Amount of money spent: $38,200
    • Amount of new debt added to the credit card: $16,500
    • Outstanding balance on the credit card: $142,710
    • Amount cut from the budget with recent "deal:" $385

    Still heading toward bankruptcy.

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