As reported on Fox News…
NEW YORK – In these uncertain financial times, one thing remains certain – the ever-expanding national debt. But it’s growing at such an accelerated rate, the clock that has kept track of the deficit since 1989 has had to add a digit.
The National Debt Clock switched its digital dollar sign to a 1 on Monday to accommodate the nation’s ballooning deficit, now past the $10 trillion mark, thanks to Congress’ $700 billion bank stimulus package.
Few passersby looked up at the billboard Wednesday afternoon, as the clock tallied each American family’s share of the debt at just past the $86,000 mark. But one man on a cell phone stopped to tell the person on the other end just how much they owed….