What Actually Does Grow To The Sky? Apparently,The Public Debt! A Trillion Here, A Trillion There! Federal Debt Grew By $10.8 Trillion During The Last Decade

By David Stockman

The total federal debt accumulated during the decade has equaled approximately $83,967 per household. (The Census Bureau estimates there are currently approximately 128,579,000 households in the country.)

The federal debt increased by a record $10,796,419,662,320 in the decade that is coming to a close today, according to data published by the U.S. Treasury.