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Obamacare- The Way of the Dodo - Michael F. Cannon - Townhall Finance

If you are reading this, chances are good you have traded the luxury of newspapers for medical texts, 24-hour shifts, and chronicling every nanosecond of your day. So let's recap what's going on in the world.

The U.S. government is borrowing roughly 40 cents of every dollar it spends, creating a budget deficit of $1.3 trillion 1. Uncle Sam has been at this for some time; he is now $10 trillion in the hole. That equals roughly two-thirds of everything the United States produces in a year 2. If we extend current federal tax and spending policies into the future, the size of the federal debt becomes cataclysmic. Think "Greece." Few recognize the extent of the danger, because Congress has cleverly cooked the books to make future debt levels appear merely horrifying.

Let's pick one of Congress's accounting frauds at random: the "sustainable growth rate" (SGR) formula.