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A Trillion Here, A Trillion There ...

Posted 12-08-2010 at 10:36 by Razorsharp
Updated 12-10-2010 at 06:44 by Razorsharp

With bailouts, stimulus packages, unemployment extensions and a myriad of government payouts added to the national debt, we have entered the era of the trillion-dollar expenditure.

A trillion here, a trillion there, and after several times of hearing the trillion-dollar figure, it actually sounds affordable.

But is it? Most people have no concept of what a trillion-dollars is. Get ready for a shocker.

A dollar bill is 6.14 inches in length. Imagine stacking...
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