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Tonight Americans used to be pretty good at keeping accounts the battle started on wine a couple of years ago.
I knew there was something terribly wrong when I began interviewing folks -- small salaries were buying 700000.
And we elected a president who -- a straight face that a trillion dollar health plan would cost anybody about.
So how to -- to get so screwed up here I think we just kind of get lost in all the big numbers.
Joseph Stalin used to say that one -- is a tragedy but a million -- is a statistic.
So let's focus on just one tragedy -- self inflicted tragedy of Michael -- the infamous quarterback who made an amazing comeback after getting caught torturing dogs.
Despite his comeback Vick is in bankruptcy so how can a guy who signed up 100 million dollar contract.
Not have enough money to pay his bills -- the answer is that just like our government -- spent way beyond his means.
Course most of us would like to have Michael -- money problems still has all those houses and fancy cars.
But the thing that probably keeps him up at night is the same thing keeps a lot of Americans up at night when you spend beyond your means.
Everything you have could be gone tomorrow.
Numbers don't lie no matter how creative the accounting the bottom line is gonna trip -- up in the yen no matter who you are in a matter how hard.
-- try to avoid the truth.
Thanks for joining us tomorrow Michael Burgess one of the house members questioning energy secretary Chu about -- lender also.
TransCanada is CEO talking about the keystone oil pipeline.
And hall of Famer Franco Harris who just lost his job after defending Joseph Paterno who don't want to miss -- follow the money starts right.
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