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US national debt tracker for Feb. 22, 2024: See what American taxpayers (you) owe in real time

The U.S. national debt is climbing at an astronomical pace and has shown no signs of slowing down despite the heightened scrutiny on government spending. The national debt — which measures what the U.S. owes its creditors — increased to $34,297,767,975,339.20 as of Wednesday afternoon, according to the latest numbers published by the Treasury Department. That is down about $7.4 billion from the $34,305,120,631,653.51 figure…

US national debt tracker for Feb. 16, 2024: See what American taxpayers (you) owe in real time

The U.S. national debt is climbing at an astronomical pace and has shown no signs of slowing down despite the heightened scrutiny on government spending. The national debt — which measures what the U.S. owes its creditors — increased to $34,266,061,012,653.21 as of Thursday afternoon, according to the latest numbers published by the Treasury Department. That is up about $20.74 billion from the $34,245,315,231,752.02 figure…

US national debt tracker for Feb. 15, 2024: See what American taxpayers (you) owe in real time

The U.S. national debt is climbing at an astronomical pace and has shown no signs of slowing down despite the heightened scrutiny on government spending. The national debt — which measures what the U.S. owes its creditors — increased to $34,245,315,231,752.02 as of Wednesday afternoon, according to the latest numbers published by the Treasury Department. That is down about $23.7 billion from the $34,269,060,493,914.81 figure…

US national debt tracker for Feb. 14, 2024: See what American taxpayers (you) owe in real time

The U.S. national debt is climbing at an astronomical pace and has shown no signs of slowing down despite the heightened scrutiny on government spending. The national debt — which measures what the U.S. owes its creditors — increased to $34,269,060,493,914.81 as of Tuesday afternoon, according to the latest numbers published by the Treasury Department. That is up about $38.3 billion from the $34,230,783,465,383.28 figure…

US national debt tracker for Feb. 13, 2024: See what American taxpayers (you) owe in real time

The U.S. national debt is climbing at an astronomical pace and has shown no signs of slowing down despite the heightened scrutiny on government spending. The national debt — which measures what the U.S. owes its creditors — increased to $34,230,783,465,383.28 as of Monday afternoon, according to the latest numbers published by the Treasury Department. That is up about $2.6 billion from the $34,228,178,296,346.87 figure…

US national debt tracker for Feb. 12, 2024: See what American taxpayers (you) owe in real time

The U.S. national debt is climbing at an astronomical pace and has shown no signs of slowing down despite the heightened scrutiny on government spending. The national debt — which measures what the U.S. owes its creditors — increased to $34,228,178,296,346.87 as of Friday afternoon, according to the latest numbers published by the Treasury Department. That is down about $520 million from the $34,228,699,143,453.34 figure…

UFO Super Bowl commercial flies into big game’s ad space

UFOs — once a taboo subject that destroyed careers, like Bob Lazar’s after he was essentially forced to hide in exile – will have a commercial during the Super Bowl, the grandest of advertising stages, which cost about $7 million per 30-second spot. The commercial includes scenes of oblivious humans with their heads buried in their phones while UFOs make an over-the-top racket and beg…

US national debt tracker for Feb. 7, 2024: See what American taxpayers (you) owe in real time

The U.S. national debt is climbing at an astronomical pace and has shown no signs of slowing down despite the heightened scrutiny on government spending. The national debt — which measures what the U.S. owes its creditors — increased to $34,196,564,648,055.77 as of Tuesday afternoon, according to the latest numbers published by the Treasury Department. That is up about $42.6 billion from the $34,153,974,129,467.71 figure…

FAA boss reacts to calls to raise pilots’ mandatory retirement age

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) leader reacted Tuesday to calls to raise the mandatory retirement age of airline pilots from 65 to 67. A letter dated Monday, Feb. 5, bearing the name and signature of FAA Administrator Michael Whitaker, sent to Senate Commerce Committee Chair Maria Cantwell, D-Wash., and Ranking Member Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, said “it is crucial to provide the agency an opportunity…

FAA warns Congress against raising airline pilot retirement age ahead of hearing

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) leader told lawmakers in a letter Monday that they should not raise the mandatory retirement age of airline pilots from 65 to 67 before additional research is done. “It is crucial to provide the agency an opportunity to conduct research and determine mitigations,” FAA Administrator Mike Whitaker said in the letter first reported by Reuters. The Senate Commerce Committee may…

US national debt tracker for Feb. 2, 2024: See what American taxpayers (you) owe in real time

The U.S. national debt is climbing at an astronomical pace and has shown no signs of slowing down despite the heightened scrutiny on government spending. The national debt — which measures what the U.S. owes its creditors — dropped to $34,155,015,629,668.67 trillion as of Thursday afternoon, according to the latest numbers published by the Treasury Department. That is down about $36 billion from the $34,191,150,402,393.64…

US national debt tracker for Jan. 30, 2024: See what American taxpayers (you) owe in real time

The U.S. national debt is climbing at an astronomical pace and has shown no signs of slowing down despite the heightened scrutiny on government spending. The national debt — which measures what the U.S. owes its creditors — jumped to $34,138,472,491,310.02 trillion as of Monday afternoon, according to the latest numbers published by the Treasury Department. That is up about $3 billion from the $34,135,457,061,639.36…

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