Sunday, February 24, 2019

Our National Debt Is Our National Disgrace

Jeff Crouere Posted: Feb 24, 2019

In mid-February, our national debt reached $22 trillion, a new record for our country. Since President Trump took office in January of 2017, our debt has increased over $2 trillion. During the administration of President Obama, it increased from $10.6 trillion to $19.9 trillion. Thus, the national debt has more than doubled in 10 years and it is still increasing nearly $1 trillion per year.

According to the Congressional Budget Office, the national debt for this fiscal year will be $897 billion and will top $1 trillion again in 2022. At that point, their forecast calls for the national debt to exceed $1 trillion annually for another seven years as the costs for Medicare and Social Security skyrocket with more Americans from the massive Baby Boomer generation retiring...........The most effective way to deal with the national debt has always been the same, reducing the size of the gargantuan federal government. Here are just a few of the many ideas on how this can be accomplished: ..........To Read More...

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