Wednesday, February 10, 2016

You can help pay down the national debt - CNN


Literally, you can send a check to the U.S. government that will go toward paying down the national debt.

CNN reports that your fellow Americans sent $8 million in fiscal 2012 for that purpose. While that might sounds like a lot, CNN points out that is just 0.000007% of the $1.1 trillion accrued this year. The total national debt stands at an astounding $16 trillion.

Read the entire story on

We encourage respectful comments but reserve the right to delete anything that doesn't contribute to an engaging dialogue.
Help us moderate this thread by flagging comments that violate our guidelines.

Comment policy: comments are intended to be civil, friendly conversations. Please treat other participants with respect and in a way that you would want to be treated. You are responsible for what you say. And please, stay on topic. If you see an objectionable post, please report it to us using the "Report Abuse" option.

Please note that comments are monitored by staff. We reserve the right at all times to remove any information or materials that are unlawful, threatening, abusive, libelous, defamatory, obscene, vulgar, pornographic, profane, indecent or otherwise objectionable. Personal attacks, especially on other participants, are not permitted. We reserve the right to permanently block any user who violates these terms and conditions.

Additionally comments that are long, have multiple paragraph breaks, include code, or include hyperlinks may not be posted.

Read 0 comments
comments powered by Disqus
Also on
letter icon Newsletter