What is surplus? (dictionary)
extra, excess, spare, leftover, remaining, additional, over
superfluous, unnecessary, not needed, excessive, redundant all words that can be used for the word, surplus.
But there is a difference between government surplus money and ours...
At least for most of us... we think of surplus money as money we don't have another use for... that we have all our bills paid.. in full. If you still owe someone, you don't have a surplus. You might have all your payments
paid for the money, and have some extra money to put in savings.. but that is not a surplus.
So how does the government feel it has a surplus, when they are not billions in debt... but TRILLIONS?
How do states consider themselves with a surplus, when they owe thousand if not millions? And we all know what happens when the government thinks it has a surplus.. it sure isn't cutting out taxes.. that is for sure..