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    WHAT DOES ONE TRILLION DOLLARS LOOK LIKE: I thought OBAMA was the answer'... maybe if you want something for nothing! I worked all my life to have my litte retiredment.

    I've worked since I was 13 years old. I started at Miller Ski Company every afternoon after junior high. We didn't get everything for free, we had to work for it. I've worked many years and put into the Social Security Program and since I retired state gov, I will never see that money. The only thing our government can do is take! They should be put on the same medical program I''m on, or others. These people have not done anything but spend more money on their pet projects. This administration has done nothing more to help the welfare system except expand it. We have to be about the laziest nation on the earth. I'm tired of watching my hard earned money going to people that get a debit card and go on vacations with it. Almost $400 million was spent by Californian welfare recipients last year in out of state RESORTS!
    One Hundred Dollars

    $100 - Most counterfeited money denomination in the world. Keeps the world moving.
    Ten Thousand Dollars

    $10,000 - Enough for a great vacation or to buy a used car. Approximately one year of work for the average human on earth.

    One Million Dollars

    $1,000,000 - Not as big of a pile as you thought, huh? Still this is 92 years of work for the average human on earth.

    One Hundred Million Dollars

    $100,000,000 - Plenty to go around for everyone. Fits nicely on an ISO / Military standard sized pallet.

    One Billion Dollars

    $1,000,000,000 - You will need some help when robbing the bank. Now we are getting serious!

    One Trillion Dollars


    When the U.S government speaks about a 1.7 trillion deficit - this is the volumes of cash the U.S. Government borrowed in 2010 to run itself.

    Keep in mind it is double stacked pallets of $100 million dollars each, full of $100 dollar bills. You are going to need a lot of trucks to freight this around.

    If you spent $1 million a day since Jesus was born, you would have not spent $1 trillion by now...but ~$700 billion - same amount the banks got during bailout.

    One Trillion Dollars

    Comparison of $1,000,000,000,000 dollars to a standard-sized American Football field and European Football field.

    Say hello to the Boeing 747-400 transcontinental airliner that's hiding on the right. This was until recently the biggest passenger plane in the world.

    15 Trillion Dollars

    $15,000,000,000,000 - US national debt (credit bill) has just topped the 15 trillion 2 months before Christmas 2011.

    Statue of Liberty seems rather worried as United States national debt passes 20% of the entire world's combined GDP (Gross Domestic Product). In 2011 the National Debt will exceed 100% of GDP, and venture into the 100%+ debt-to-GDP ratio that the European PIIGS have (bankrupting nations).

    $ 114.5 Trillion Dollars

    $114,500,000,000,000. - US unfunded liabilities

    To the right you can see the pillar of cold hard $100 bills that dwarfs the WTC & Empire State Building - both at one point world's tallest buildings. If you look carefully you can see the Statue of Liberty.

    The 114.5 Trillion dollar super-skyscraper is the amount of money the U.S. Government knows it does not have to fully fund the Medicare, Medicare Prescription Drug Program, Social Security, Military and civil servant pensions. It is the money USA knows it will not have to pay all its bills.

    If you live in USA this is also your personal credit card bill; you are responsible along with everyone else to pay this back. The citizens of USA created the U.S. Government to serve them, this is what the U.S. Government has done while serving The People

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