21 Dec

Excellent reminder of the trouble we are in, and the probability that it will get worse before it gets better.

A Heapin' Plate of Conservative Politics & Religion

By Tom Quiner

1. President Obama’s solution to our deficits and national debt is to increase taxes on productive Americans who earn over $250,000. If he gets his way, how long would these new taxes fund our federal government?

a. 200 years

b. 200 weeks

c. 200 hours

d. 200 seconds

2. How much money will Social Security spend next year, according to SS actuaries?

a. $165 billion less than it takes in (surplus),

b. $16.5 billion less than it takes in (surplus),

c. $16.5 billion more than it takes in (deficit).

3. How much will Medicare spend next year?

a. $1 for every $3 that it collects (surplus),

b. Medicare will break even next year,

c. $3 for every $1 that it collects (deficit).

4. How do government expenditures for 2013’s budget compare to 2008’s?

a. $10 billion more,

b. $100 billion more,

c. $1 trillion more.

5. America…

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