The National Debt in One Picture

Congress is beginning its new year with a budget deal that busts right through “caps” it was supposed to have on spending. At Heritage, we want to hold Congress accountable for its tax-and-spend ways, even as Members claim there’s no room to cut.

A good place to start is understanding the mountain of debt Americans are already under. Check out and share our infographic below that puts it in perspective.

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Article originally printed at The Foundry (http://blog.heritage.org/2014/01/06/national-debt-one-picture/)

by Kelsey Harris, 1/6/2014

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One thought on “The National Debt in One Picture

  1. This is a fabulous illustration… it really helps to put things into perspective, which is both enlightening and terrifying.

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