Our federal government likes to spend money. Lots of money. Every day, it spends more than it receives. It makes up the difference by borrowing, which is why earler this week we reached out debt ceiling, set at $14.3 trillion.
Congress has until August 2 to either raise the debt ceiling or make substantial cuts. For advice, we look to the nation's best editorial cartoonists with our new Debt in America cartoon slideshow.
Randy Bish / Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, PoliticalCartoons.com