Quoting Jennybananna:" That post has been all over the news and facebook here. I dont personally think it originated in AU but maybe it did."
Quoting Tiffany Knickerbocker:" Lol it depends on who you are talking to I guess. The U.S. Government's spending is out of control. ... [snip!] ... and we actually manage to save money and live very comfortable, but honestly my husband works really hard for us to get a head/"That wasn't a testament to family income, it was putting the large government numbers into perspective.
Quoting Bangtail:" Unfortunately most Americans have not taken the time to educate themselves on the numbers. Instead they ... [snip!] ... are greedy and selfish, when in reality most of us simply want our government to spend more wisely before we hand over more."This
Quoting ~Julie Blue Eyes~:" It's very accurate. You cannot spend your way out of debt. It's a Keynesian type of thinking and it's ... [snip!] ... problem. Case in point, the United States has NEVER made a single principle payment on any debt it owes. Not one penny."