The old saying is that “figures will not lie,” but a new saying is “liars will figure.” It is our duty, as practical statisticians, to prevent the liar from figuring; in other words, to prevent him from perverting the truth, in the interest of some theory he wishes to establish.
lsayre wrote:Out National debt has been exactly $16,699,396,000,000.00 for 56 straight days. $25 million below the "debt ceiling".
http://cnsnews.com/news/article/treasur ... IFhYT.dpuf
jpete wrote:$85 billion a month into mortgages and still no rise in the debt level? Damn, I need to hook up with the government accountants!
jpete wrote:Hate to tell you the real debt is almost $250 TRILLION when you add in all the "off book" stuff.