Monday, February 28, 2011

The Only Chart You Need To See To Understand Why The US Is Screwed

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This chart comes from Business Insider.  Read Mary Meeker's full analysis here.

A more effective representation of the same data by the Coyote.


  1. Watch what happens to "Net Interest Payments" as interest rates rise. It ain't gonna be purty!

  2. ... and all that is politically feasible to cut is non-discretionary spending. Anything else is political suicide, and politicians ain't nothing if not risk-averse.