And $6 trillion wasn't an alarm bell? How about $8 trillion? No?... apparently $13 trillion is the magic number when the alarm bells start going off and people start "waking up"..."A $13 trillion debt is an alarm bell and a wake-up call combined, but Democrats are not even trying to pass a budget," said House Minority Leader John A. Boehner, Ohio Republican. "How out of touch can Washington Democrats get? Instead of continuing to pay lip service to this issue, President Obama should call on congressional Democrats to pass a budget that provides the fiscal discipline economists say is needed to create jobs and grow our economy."