US Debt to Rise to $19.6 Trillion by 2015

The U.S. debt will top $13.6 trillion this year and climb to an estimated $19.6 trillion by 2015, according to a Treasury Department report to Congress. The report that was sent to lawmakers Friday night with no fanfare said the ratio of debt to the gross domestic product would rise to 102 percent by 2015 from 93 percent this year. "The president's economic experts say a 1 percent increase in GDP can create almost 1 million jobs, and that 1 percent is what experts think we are losing because of the debt's massive drag on our economy," said Republican Representative Dave Camp, who publicized the report. cnbc.com/id/37587490 And we are saving money over nationalized healthcare? The government needs to stop spending money like a drunken sailor. Stop government hiring, no double dipping retirement. This is crazy.

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