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VIDEO: The Shaky Debt Ceiling

Posted By Laura Trueman On May 26, 2013 @ 8:00 am In Economics | Comments Disabled

Congress’s dance with the debt limit can be confusing and, frankly, the details can be a real snooze fest for many Americans. Sometimes a little humor clarifies the absurdities of Washington antics better than flow charts and talk of trillions.

The 31-second video and accompanying infographic “The Debt Ceiling Explained [1]” by Bankrupting America offers the facts, leavened with a dose of levity. The conclusion is serious, however: The country’s debt threatens economic growth, and spending cuts are the answer.

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[1] The Debt Ceiling Explained: http://www.bankruptingamerica.org/debtceiling

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