Thursday, October 9, 2008

We Can't Even Count All Our Debt!

At a time when the majority of Americans are wisely beginning to look at our recent excesses for what they are Times Square in NYC and the following BBC article show us the end result of a country consumed by unbridled materialism and greed. May we become men and women, and parents, who clearly know who we are and where our purpose and meaning is that as those who follow Christ and represent Him in this world we learn to live within the boundaries wisdom would offer.

US debt clock runs out of digits

A picture of the debt clock taken in October by Mervyn Kaye
Until last month, the clock had enough digits to measure US debt levels

The US government's debts have ballooned so badly the National Debt Clock in New York has run out of digits to record the spiralling figure.

The digital counter marks the national debt level, but when that passed the $10 trillion point last month, the sign could not display the full amount.

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