Got trillions?

The total net worth of all the households in the United States is around $70 trillion. Yes, that’s a lot.

However, a family of viable-looking estimates regarding the obligations of the United States government across the next thirty years put the country between $72 trillion to $107 trillion to $120 trillion in the red. (“You know,” Buck Turgidson would say, “depending on the breaks.”) That is, those red numbers are the projected deficits/debts after you’ve paid your taxes.

That’s a lot of red ink. But is it enough for a modern red scare?

Remember that things that can’t continue forever won’t.

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About Professor Mockumental

I enjoy almost all forms of parody, buffoonery, and general high-jinks. Satire has shown itself to be an essential societal need; I therefore humbly offer my services in such a manner. I enjoy mocking the usual suspects at the New York Times (Charles Blows, Moron Dowd, and the earth is flat guy) and Washington Post (Dana Milkbag, E.D. Dijon, and David Ignoramus). There are many others as well, but sadly, there are always too many targets and too little time.

Posted on June 13, 2013, in Uncategorized and tagged . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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