From Fox news...so probably a little exaggerated, but if there is some grain of truth here then we all need to worry!!
|"Each day during the month of November, the government brought in a little more than $5 billion of revenue. Thats a lot of money but the U.S. government spent in that time more than $11 billion a day. The difference is roughly $6 billion.
Of that $11 billion, the top items were as follows: The Department of Health and Human Services, which goes through roughly $3 billion a day; Social Security, which shells out roughly $2.5 billion a day; the Department of Defense, which runs a $1.8 billion daily tab; and interest on the debt, which eats up $854 million every day.
Economists say the latter number is the most concerning of all since the country gets practically nothing in exchange for that. Its just paying the bills on the debt, and the number is subject to wild fluctuation.
Read more: http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2012/12/17/cost-spending-federal-government-racking-up-huge-tab/#ixzz2GDYxoPHG