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InDEBTed - Peterson Foundation
U.S. National Debt Clock !
United States Public Debt - Wikipedia
US debt: how big is it and who owns it? - Guardian 11/11
Major foreign holders of US debt, Sept 2011 - Many Eyes
The Last Word with Lawrence O'Donnell - MSNBC 8/11
The US is not teetering on the edge of bankruptcy - New Internationalist 8/11
Kucinich: Debt Political Theater Diverts Attention While Americans Wealth Is Stolen - truthout 7/11
DON'T Ever Mention CORPORATE TAX EVASION (it's a taboo)
DON'T Ever Mention the TAX BREAKS For the RICH (see above)
DON'T Ever Mention the BIG BANKS BAILOUT (it's a taboo)
DON'T Ever Mention to TAX WALL STREET (see above)
DON'T Ever Mention the DEFENSE Budget ! (it's a taboo)
DON'T Ever Mention the Imperial WARS ! (see above)
14 Trillion Dollar in 2009 ~ $ 45,750 per capita !
The Real National Debt (PGPF) - $ 184.000 per capita !! (Archive)
Bureau of Public Debt (USA) - the price of liberty?
The Debt to the Penny and Who Holds It
FAQ about Public Debt
IMF Data on the USA
U.S. Gross External Debt
U.S.A. Population ~ 309 Million
Why the American People Are Angry - Senator Bernie Sanders 7/11
Interest Payments at Historic Low - There is No Debt Crisis (!?) - RealNews 7/11
Federal deficit: who owns America's debt? - Guardian 11/09
Visualizations : Owners of US Treasury bonds, Oct 2010, $bn
Since 1800, growth in debt has largely resulted from wars. The size of debt levels projected in the near future is unprecedented.
Growth in Social Security, Medicare, and Medicaid have more than offset declines in defense since the late 1960s
The United States spends about twice as much on per capita health care costs as other developed countries.