As the widening U.S. budget deficit shatters records, in part due to increased Social Security spending and interest payments on the national debt, a new book available today through Amazon’s Kindle store says Congress must address the cost of the nation’s exploding entitlements and walk America back from the fiscal cliff.
This week’s Treasury Department numbers show that the budget deficit has skyrocketed 77 percent, in part because of increased Social Security spending and interest payments on the national debt. A new book says Congress must address the cost of the nation’s exploding entitlements and walk America back from the fiscal cliff.
The national debt has soared to a record high of $22 trillion and a debt limit deadline is looming. The most significant factor contributing to this out-of-control spending is the cost of the nation’s entitlement programs, more than 60 percent of all federal spending. This level will only grow unless Congress takes steps recommended by a new book, “On the Edge: America Faces the Entitlements Cliff.”
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