Earmarks Aren’t Even the Beginning


It took the United States over 190 years from the start of constitutional governance to accumulate $1 trillion in debt. We now add a trillion every nine months or so. At the start of World War II, our public debt stood at about $43 billion. That averaged out to $370 per American. On Election Day last week, with a population nearly three times as large, each American’s share had exploded to $44,370 — and counting.



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