Uncle Sam Wants YOU: To Help Pay Off His Debts

May 29, 2009

Worried about the growing debt? You can help. In a little-known cranny of the Treasury’s website, the government asks for the help of everyday Americans in repaying the total public debt, which it tallies at a startling $11.3 trillion (or 80 percent of GDP).

In a section called “Debt to the Penny and Who Holds It,” Uncle Sam provides advice for those looking for the tip jar.

“How do you make a contribution to reduce the debt? Make your check payable to the Bureau of the Public Debt, and in the memo section, notate that it is a Gift to reduce the Debt Held by the Public.”

And cc us if you do make a donation.


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Just wondering if the donation is tax deductable?

Posted by John | Report as abusive

And you thought your hard earned tax dollars were enough…

Unfortunately, when people realize that they are spending YOUR money, not THEIR money, it will be too late.

You can vote people out of office, You can vote people into office who will re-write laws, however, you cannot erase debt…YOU must pay it, and pay it and pay it.

Posted by Brent | Report as abusive