Thursday, November 19, 2009

What's a Trillion?

Trillion is the new billion. No longer is government spending talked about in terms of a billion--a mere ten digits. With the recent flurry of government spending, we are going to need another three zeros to make sense of it all. One trillion dollars is a number that few people can comprehend, let alone your standard nine digit calculator. So what does one trillion dollars look like?

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