The federal government is running massive budget deficits and is expected to continue to do so indefinitely. The Congressional Budget Office (CBO) projects the Obama budget plan would produce $10 trillion in deficits over the period 2011 to 2020. At the end of the decade, the governments debt would top $20 trillion, or 90 percent of the nations GDP. By comparison, from 1789 to 2008, the country accumulated only $5.8 trillion of public debt. Tax Collecting for Obamas Welfare State - James C. Capretta - Critical Condition on National Review Online How much is Obamacare going to "save"?