Skip to comments.The Deficit is actually DECREASING during shutdown! Share this link!
Posted on 10/03/2013 9:12:43 AM PDT by DouglasKC
This link is to the:
US Debt Clock
It's a real time representation of, among other things, federal spending.
What's cool is that during the shutdown federal spending is actually LESS then revenue...so the DEFICIT is decreasing by about $170,000,000 a day.
Why this is deadly to the libs is that the longer the shutdown goes, the more people will see how bloated the government is. The slimdown is just cutting the fat and it's already making a huge difference. The longer it lasts the more people will see that, hey, it's no skin off our teeth AND we're getting our financial house in order!
That’s a lot of money we don’t have.
In 10,000 days we will have no deficit.
And if we can do THAT with little or no hardship for the VAST MAJORITY of Americans then WHY can't we do it all the time?
This is the purpose of highlighting it. To show the sheeple the bloated bureaucracy isn't' needed.
Think about it: The WORST horror stories we are hearing about the shutdown is that people...gasp...HAVE to do something else while on vacation because they can't go to a park!
Wow...that's SOME hardship right?
Somebody get this to Rush. Maybe he’ll pick up on it.
AS long as when GOP caves they dont pay all those GSes for the time they were off during shutdown. Then it cost more as it did in 1996.
Rush didnt tell his listeners that’s what the GOP (Newt) did in 1996? The big Newt victory??
No. As long as their IS a deficit, we are spending more than we are taking in.
The debt is the accumulation, the deficit is the spending less revenue. We are not digging as fast as we were, but we are still digging our hole.
Watch closer grasshopper. The budget deficit is going down, but the national debt is climbing. In the short time I watched it. We borrowed another $1,000,000; I wish I could talk my bank into letting me do that and print my own money too. At least we are taking a little baby step in the right direction.
Thank you Republicans for not backing down and shutting down the government!
maybe now Americans will realize that government is not needed as nothing is happening even though the gov is shut down
Huh? The debt will rise as long as there is a deficit. You need budget surpluses if you want to reduce the debt. The article is only pointing out that the deficit is decreasing. Not to be confused with the debt.
Yah ya but again the POINT is that the deficit is going down and hardly anyone is being affected.
This is why dems are screaming like stuck pigs. They HAVE to make noise because eventually people will wake up and realize...hey...is the government still shutdown? I didn't even notice.
Sure your'e right..but again that's not the point.
Wholly cow! Sum won takes there grammar way to serious. ;)
I suspect this doesn’t really need explanation among this group, but the national debt will keep rising until the federal government begins producing a surplus. While the deficit is falling at the moment, it’s still a LOOOOOOOOONG way from zero.
It doesn't matter.
The point is that the US government is spending LESS money, right now, and virtually nobody is being negatively affected.
The longer it goes on, the more people will see that the libs cries that we need to constantly increase government spending is just that...a lie.
Washington Sees Incomes Soar as Most of U.S. Declines
Nearly Three-Quarters of Jobs Created Since June Are in Government
Shutdown Preparations Prove Most Government Is Waste
GREAT POST. THANKS!
I suspect you may need a different approach to your point.
The folks that support a bigger government are not likely convinced by math. They need feelings and emotional support, not facts.
I believe a bigger point to the conservatives is even during a government “shutdown” we are STILL spending more than we take in. This beast is sooooo huge it will take a continuous effort to starve it. We need to not let up if we win the current battles; the war is much larger.