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Originally posted by Obliterated
I'll attempt to explain it in plain English.
A trillion dollars is a S#iT load of money. Enough so that no one in the world should be starving or homeless. But because governments are too greedy to help even their own people, people all over the world are dying of curable illnesses, malnutirtion and due to lack of shelter.
The U.S gives Israel about 15million every day which they spend on weapons. If they spent that money on food instead, no one in America would be poor and the rest of the world would have enough food for everyone. And there would be less fat people.
Originally posted by munkey66
Currently the US debt clock is roughly
Does anyone think that this debt could ever be paid off?
Originally posted by Pinktip
Take a stack of $1000 (thousand) dollar bills.
IF it is worth $1 Million, the stack is 4 inches tall
IF it is worth $1 Billion, the stack is 4000" tall or (4000/12) 333ft tall
If it is worth $ 1 Trillion, the stack is (333x1000)/ 5280(ft/mile) 63 miles high