I thought about creating some clever articulation concerning the proceeding visual. I cannot, and any measure to do so would only aggravate this financial tragedy. I only ask that you look at it, and then question whether our government looks out for "We the People." Question if the amount given to Brazil for offshore drilling, $2 billion, is a sound investment for the United States. If by some unknown factor you are not moved by this; or perhaps you are of the opinion the government can still fix our economic disaster with its present course - I say to you that you are intellectually dead.
The graph below is a blank representation of the U.S. Debt clock, click on it and it will take you to the figures in real time.