Imagine a family running its budget like the federal government

January 15, 2012 | By | Reply More

What good can one say about a family that, year after year, pays for 43% of its budget with borrowed money? Here’s a simple and shocking way of comparing the federal budget with a family budget. Many more facts and figures about the United States debt here.

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Erich Vieth is an attorney focusing on consumer law litigation and appellate practice. He is also a working musician and a writer, having founded Dangerous Intersection in 2006. Erich lives in the Shaw Neighborhood of St. Louis, Missouri, where he lives half-time with his two extraordinary daughters.

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