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Total US National Debt as of June 11, 2014

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June 11, 2014:   The US National Debt currently stands in excess of seventeen trillion dollars!  

The US National Debt as of June 11, 2014 is $17,556,105,000,000.

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In easy to understand terms, this is
  • Seventeen trillion
  • five hundred fifty six billion
  • and one hundred five million dollars
  • or to make it easier to swallow, $17,556 billion dollars
What happens when Interest rates normalize?

4% of 17.556 Trillion dollars is 709 Billion dollars!
10% of
17.556 Trillion dollars is 1.75 Trillion dollars!
Look at how much the debt has increased since I wrote this article:

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