864,511,032,020 > 5,630,859,000,000

The number above that starts with five. The one that is over 5.5 trillion. That’s quite an impressive number, no?

If you don’t know what that number represents, let me tell you.

It should have a dollar sign in front of it. It should read:

$5,630,859,000,000

It’s a number that equals the dollars the government has spent this year alone.

CNS News reported:

In fact, the $5,630,859,000,000 the federal government spent in the first ten months of this fiscal year is more than the government has ever spent in any previous full fiscal year.

Take a second and re-read that sentence.

Better yet, point your gaze toward this line:

is more than the government has ever spent in any previous full fiscal year

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