- Projected federal debt over next ten years: $5.8 trillion.
- Social security program surplus, same period: $2.6 trillion.
- Anwar estimated reserves: 10.4B barrels.
- Anwar reserves into US consumption at current rates: 17 months.
- Annual US healthcare spending: $1.6 trillion.
- Total costs of malpractice cases: $24 billion (or, 0.024 trillion, if you prefer).
Wednesday, February 2
Let's play, "What's the real problem?"
In the spirit of Harper's Index, here are some numbers for you.