How much is a trillion dollars, really?

I’m always looking for a profound way to represent how much one trillion dollars really is, given that it’s over-usage in the last 2-3 years has made it seem like an ordinary sum of money. Well thanks to Jason Chaffetz I now have a new profound way of representing it. And it’s not complicated at all.


When I first heard that, it was a ‘wow’ moment for me. It’s unfortunate that this is the kind of spending we’ve grown accustomed to and there is really no need for it. To think we are in debt up to 14 trillion dollars is monumental and that’s understating it.

2012 can’t get here fast enough.

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