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Visualizing The National Debt [Infographic]

by Wes Messamore, published

Over just three years since the following infographic was first made, citing 2009 data on the US national debt, Washington has already run the figure up by trillions more, putting it at nearly $16 trillion. Even at 2009's levels, the scope of Washington's debt problem is breathtaking. The following infographic helps visualize just how much money America's federal government owes:

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