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U.S. debt blitzes past $16 trillion

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It’s official — the United States national debt topped $16 trillion Tuesday, Sept. 4 morning. It has been flirting with the $16 trillion mark for a month or so. It is now official — we are in debt to the tune of $51,074.32 per citizen. That’s every man, woman and child in the Unites States of America.


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