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Low Balling the interests rates the US owes, to whom are mostly foreign countries (who get over 5%), let's average it at 3%. At 14 trillion dollars, we are paying $420 BILLION dollars a year in interest ALONE. That is just about $1,167 for every person in the United States, FOR INTEREST ALONE.
We need to do everything possible to pay off the debt. How many billions of dollars can you cut from programs? The budget...
The Government could save $50 billion per year by having two shifts of white collar employees work each day. Office space costs $50,000/year for each employee yet we only use space 30% of time. We can no longer afford to have banker's hours for all. With over 2 million federal employees this cost-free paradigm change could avoid lay offs/furloughs and reduce pollution. This would cut overhead per employees in half. Savings...