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Old 12-11-2012, 17:17   #19
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Originally Posted by Skyhook View Post
Laid a bit of self-imposed 'shock-n-awe' on one of my liberal/progressive associates today.

Asked her what the projected debt is to be.. $16 Trillion, says she with out a flutter of the eyelid.

And, what is the present population of the USA, I asked? About 315 Million, says she.

Ok, I said, now divide that $16 Trillion by 315 Million.. what you will get is the amount of the debt each and every American owes.

Out came the wee electronic device... OPEN went the eyes ... discussion closed.
Except every American doesn't owe it. Only a small % of us owe it.

Otherwise I'd like to settle up now please.
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