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The National Debt Clock
|The Cost of Liberal Environmental Policy as Measured by the Price of Gas:
Price of Gas in Los Angeles (3/12/12):
Price of Gas in Denver (3/12/12):
Total expenditures on the Wars in Iraq and Afghanistan: $1,304,223,655,241 (2/21/12)
Total deficits accrued from 2001 to 2/21/12:
Debt on 9/30/2002: $6,228,235,965,597
Debt on 2/21/12: $15,374,902,387,945
Debt accrued: $9,146,666,422,348
Maximum % of debt from war expenditures: 14.3%
| √STAT of the Day.
About 10 percent of the U.S. population accounted for nearly two-thirds of all health care costs in 2008, according to the latest "News and Numbers" from the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ). The average annual cost for each of these individuals totaled almost $24,000, which includes costs covered by insurance and funds paid out of pocket.