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Great News: National Debt Clock Runs Out of Digits

Perfect. Our financial system is unraveling as it was designed to do. There's no difference between the parties on this matter, as George Bush has shown. The Democrats tax and overspend, the Republicans borrow and overspend.

It appears even technology cannot cope with the global financial crisis: the National Debt Clock in New York has run out of digits for the first time.

The electronic billboard hit its limit after US public debt rose above the $10 trillion mark for the first time on September 30.

As a temporary fix the dollar sign has been switched to a figure--the '1' in $10 trillion. The clock is currently marking the US federal government’s national debt at about $10.2 trillion.

The clock, located in Times Square in New York, shows the amount of money owed by the US government. It was created by the late Manhattan real estate developer Seymour Durst, who put the sign up in 1989 to call attention to what was then a $2.7 trillion debt.
I hate to say Ron Paul told you so.

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