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While Media Obsesses Over Pussy-Gate, US Debt Soars To $19.7 Trillion

One of the things that caught my attention this morning was that the US government’s debt level has soared to just a hair under $19.7 trillion.To give it some context, that’s up over $170 billion in just eight business days.It’s almost as if Barack Obama is intentionally and desperately trying to breach the $20 trillion mark before he leaves office in January.Total US public debt has skyrocketed over the last eight years by $9 trillion, from $10.6 trillion to $19.7 trillion.And in the 2016 fiscal year that just closed two weeks ago, the government added a whopping $1.4 trillion to the debt, the third highest amount on record.Plus, they managed to accumulate that much debt at a time when they weren’t even really doing anything.It’s not like the government spent the last year vanquishing ISIS or rebuilding US infrastructure. They just… squandered it.Read the entire article