Go to: http://www.publicdebt.treas.gov/opd/opd.htm
What is the total amount of U.S. government debt as of the time you look it up?
How much is "held by the public"?
How much is "Intergovernmental Holdings" and what does that mean?
What are your thoughts on the U.S. debt?
Would you make a "gift contribution" to help pay it down? Why or why not?
Public Debt is evaluated.