As of April 15, 2011, the National Debt for the United States = $14.2 Trillion. Where does our debt lie? According to Democrats we spend the most money on Defense, however according to the GOVERNMENT’S own numbers we spend 50%+ on ENTITLEMENT Programs: Social Security, Medicaid, Medicare, Welfare, Food Stamps, Housing, etc.
- This chart data comes from U. S. Treasury Department. Click on the chart for details.
For the 2008/2009/2010 Fiscal Years, here is how the budget was spent: