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Dr. Merill Matthews, resident scholar at the Institute for Policy Innovation, joins Carol to discuss why the national debt may be a security issue and what to do with government spending.

Find out more from Dr Matthews on Twitter at @MerrillMatthews or at www.IPI.org

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The national debt clock is started during the first day of business at the 2012 Republican National Convention. (Mark Boster/Los Angeles Times)