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Net interest on the national debt cost $227 billion in 2011. It consumed 6.4 percent of the annual budget and ranked as Washington’s sixth largest spending category – after Social Security, defense, income security (such as food stamps and welfare),...

Net interest on the national debt cost $227 billion in 2011. It consumed 6.4 percent of the annual budget and ranked as Washington’s sixth largest spending category – after Social Security, defense, income security (such as food stamps and welfare),...

The U.S. debt is over $16 trillion and rising. That’s a lot of money, and we have some illustrations of some things $16 trillion could buy.

The U.S. debt is over $16 trillion and rising. That’s a lot of money, and we have some illustrations of some things $16 trillion could buy.

Americans today live an average of four years longer compared to 1965, when Medicare was created. Those extra years are straining the program.

Americans today live an average of four years longer compared to 1965, when Medicare was created. Those extra years are straining the program.

Charities take in billions of dollars each year from Americans who claim tax deductions for their contributions. Will Congress eliminate this practice?

Charities take in billions of dollars each year from Americans who claim tax deductions for their contributions. Will Congress eliminate this practice?

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There are more Medicare doctors, but concerns over pay have many limiting the Medicare patients they’ll treat.

There are more Medicare doctors, but concerns over pay have many limiting the Medicare patients they’ll treat.

Sequestration would hit the Pentagon hard – but not hard enough to knock the U.S. off its perch as the world’s top military spender – at least not yet.   Source: http://www.facethefactsusa.org/facts/surviving-sequestration-us-military-would-still-be-1/

Sequestration would hit the Pentagon hard – but not hard enough to knock the U.S. off its perch as the world’s top military spender – at least not yet. Source: http://www.facethefactsusa.org/facts/surviving-sequestration-us-military-would-still-be-1/