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The figure is impossible to comprehend: easier to focus on the fact that it grows at $40,000 (£25,000) a second. Getting out of Afghanistan will help but actually only at the margins. The problem is much bigger than any one area of expenditure.
Originally posted by thruthseek3r
Maybe the website that I am to link in this reply could be wrong but we are far from a 40 k$ a second. Nonetheless we are approaching the 14,3 trillion debt ceiling. By the time that I wirte this article the debt still increasing is at 14,288 trillion $.
Here is the link