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|TEN THOUSAND DOLLARS|
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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 pay its bills.
Notice the double stacked pallets of $100 million dollars each, full of $100 dollar bills. You are going to need hundreds of large trucks to move the money.
If you spent $1 million a day since Jesus was born, you would have not spent $1 trillion by now.
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Say hello to the Boeing 747-400 transcontinental airliner that's hiding on the right. Until recently, the 747 was the biggest passenger plane in the world.
|FIFTEEN TRILLION DOLLARS|
Statue of Liberty seems rather worried as United States national debt passes 20% of the entire world's combined GDP (Gross Domestic Product).
|ONE HUNDRED SIXTEEN AND A HALF TRILLION|
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 116.5 Trillion dollar super-skyscraper is the minimum amount of money the U.S. Government knows it does not have (and must borrow or steal!) to pay the promises of Medicare, Medicare Prescription Drug Program, Social Security, Military and civil servant pensions.