We're still working our way through Kleiner Perkins' partner Mary Meeker's excellent analysis of the financial condition of the United States.
We'll be breaking out some key sections in the next few days. In the meantime, here's the one chart you need to see to understand why the US is screwed.
This is the "income statement" of the United States in 2010. "Revenue" is on the left. "Expenses" are on the right.