At the close of business on March 4, 2011, when the first Boehner-Obama spending deal took effect, the federal debt was $14,182,627,184,881.03, according to the U.S. Treasury. As of the close of business on March 6, 2013, when the Republican-controlled House passed its latest CR, the federal debt was $16,692,238,790,019.20.Maybe if they didn't have dinner together so often, politicians wouldn't feed Washington's face so much...
That means the federal government's debt has increased $2,509,611,605,138.17 since the first Boehner-Obama deal took effect.
There are now approximately 115,031,000 households in the United States, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. The $2,509,611,605,138.17 increase in the debt since the first Boehner-Obama equals about $21,817 per household.
Friday, March 08, 2013
A Debt In Every House
What did dinner with President Obama get for the GOP? Not much: