A Picture that’s Worth a Trillion Dollars

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How many Ben Franklins does it take to make a trillion dollars?  Click the bill and scroll down.

And if that’s not depressing enough, click here to see the national debt.

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10 thoughts on “A Picture that’s Worth a Trillion Dollars

  1. I is depressed already don’t need any more thank u verymuch! 😕

    oh by the way how is that brother and sis~in~law of yours doing?

    • jel, sorry to depress you more!

      They are doing ok and will probably resurface one of these days! 😉 I’m sure they would appreciate your prayers.

  2. I just recently did my taxes, and I was awestruck by how much of a refund I’m getting. As a matter of fact, I have NEVER gotten back as much as I am this year, both federal and state, and I did nothing different than I have in previous years. I only got a 3% cost of living raise, so my salary has not changed really at all. With the nation in such debt, it has astounded me the amount of my refund.

    Further, I have heard, I don’t know for a fact, that the IRS is not sending refunds out in a timely manner.

    • Tony, I’ve yet to understand. If businesses managed their finances like the government does, they’d all fail. The idea seems to be that we can spend our way out of debt.

  3. Instead of this big $3 trillion stimulus thing, couldn’t the money have been better spent by giving every single American, including children and the homeless, $10,000 each and telling them to spend it how they saw fit?

    • I don’t know, Casey. I’ve thought about that, and I’m not sure. I’m suspicious of any kind of gov. handout. Oddly, this trickle-down approach SEEMS more sound than a general share-the-wealth giveaway.

      I’m not sure there is a “good” answer at this point. Either way you look at it, trillions of tax-payers’ money is being distributed at the discretion of Congress and the White House.

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