U.S. Debt Tops $14.2T; Treasury Down to $45.5B Cash

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    U.S. Debt Tops $14.2T; Treasury Down to $45.5B Cash
    Thursday, April 07, 2011 - The legally limited portion of the national debt increased $18.22 billion on Tuesday, climbing from $14.1917 trillion ($14,191,736,000,000.00) to $14.2099 trillion ($14,209,963,000,000.00) by the close of business that day, according to the latest daily statement issued by the U.S. Treasury Department.
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    Social Security Stopping Mailed Earning Statements
    Thursday, April 07, 2011 Washington (AP) - Those yearly statements that Social Security mails out - here's what you'd get if you retired at 62, at 66, at 70 - will soon stop arriving in workers' mailboxes. It's an effort to save money and steer more people to the agency's website.
     
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    No wonder we ain't gettin' anywhere in reducing the debt...
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    Debt Jumped $54.1 Billion in 8 Days Preceding Obama-Boehner Deal to Cut $38.5 Billion for Rest of Year
    Saturday, April 09, 2011
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    $38.5B Cuts in Boehner-Obama Deal Less Than 6 Percent of $653.4B In Debt Incurred Already This Fiscal Year
    Saturday, April 09, 2011 - House Speaker John Boehner (R.-Ohio), Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D.-Nev.) and President Barack Obama agreed to deal late Friday evening to keep the government funded through the rest of fiscal year 2011, which runs through September.
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    Feds Spent $142B on Thursday Alone—As Pols Dickered Over Cutting $33B or $40B for Rest of Year
    Friday, April 08, 2011 - The federal government spent $142.3 billion on Thursday alone, according to the Daily Treasury Statement released at 4:00 pm on Friday afternoon.
     
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    Granny says dey better send dat second stimulus check so's we can pay it...
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    Gov’t Has Borrowed $803.73 Per U.S. Household Since GOP Majority Enacted Its First Spending Bill Last Month
    Thursday, April 14, 2011 - The federal government has already borrowed an additional $803.73 per each household in the United States since the Republican House majority elected last November enacted its first law governing federal spending.
     

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