The U.S. government's fiscal outlook is "daunting," with deficits averaging at least $600 billion a year over the next decade, the Congressional Budget Office said Tuesday.
The debt accrued over the next 10 years will top $6 trillion -- $1.35 trillion of which will hit this year.
And that's the optimistic projection: The agency's forecast assumes that lawmakers don't adopt the very expensive policies everyone expects them to adopt.
But more than $2 trillion gets added to that tab if, for example, Congress extends the 2001 and 2003 tax cuts and permanently protects the middle class from the Alternative Minimum Tax.
Lets start collecting some more money from tax payers for Haiti.