Some reasons to worry

Letter from Glada Costales

Politics – April 2004 – Colorado Central Magazine

Dear Editors:

I heard on CNN last week that our federal government’s debt — the accumulation of past budget shortfalls — now totals more than $7 trillion. Do you know how many 0’s this is? $7,000,000,000,000.00. It is certainly immoral to run a national debt exceeding $7 trillion, every penny of which our children and grandchildren will be responsible for paying back.

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