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  1. Jurginvoncelle
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    There are 6 zeros in a million.
    There are 9 zeros in a billion.
    There are 12 zeros in a trillion.
    So 595 trillion would be written as
    595,000,000,000,000
    The earth is only 93 million miles from the sun.
    Wow.
    And as we borrow money from China, and talk of financial responsibility, when others own our country without even firing a shot in aggression.:eusa_whistle:
    So we mandate lower taxes? How is this possible? Something for nothing is not financial responsibility, it is financial fantasy.
     
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    What a nice collection of random thoughts!

    Thanks.
     
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    You're giving me the munchies.:lol:
     
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    Don't worry the Fed has reality defying print presses, all good.
     
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    Nobody owns our country....we are the wealthiest nation on earth.

    Most of China is still third world
     
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    Billion. It's used in such a casual manner these days. It's so yesterday; trillion is the number de jour. . . . and it's the unit of measurement that they think about.

    A billion is a difficult number to comprehend but here's a little perspective:

    A billion seconds ago it was 1978.
    A billion minutes ago Jesus was alive.
    A billion hours ago our ancestors were living in the Stone Age
    A billion days ago no one walked on the earth on two feet.

    Wow, indeed.


    *From the Client Newsletter of IPG, Wayne, PA
     
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    Number only have relavence as they relate to other numbers.

    If $15 is figured as the average hourly wage, and $120 as the average daily wage, you can translate that as 4,958,333,333,333. days of work for the average employee to pay that off. And since there are 120,000,000 people in the work force as a really round number, that translates into no more that 41,319 days work for each of them or about 180 years for each worker, figuring a 5 day work with with some vacation time thrown in.

    Piece of cake.

    Big numbers with an economy this size really doesn't matter much. Anything that happens in a nation of over 300 million people generates big numbers

    and what matters is what those numbers mean in the real world. In South Korea, the minimum wage is about 3200 won per hour. Or about $2.75. In South Korea, even unskilled labor in a factory will generate a paycheck of over a million won per month. Which sounds like a lot. But that is only $870
     
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    In Zimbabwe you can earn millions in just a few hours of work.

    1 US Dollar = 376300 Zimbabwe Dollar
     
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    If 1,000,000 homes are in foreclosure at an average of 225,000 per house and the government paid them off, that would be a cost of... $225,000,000,000.oo

    Why have Obama and the Democratic Party ran up a debt of 1,800,000,000,000.oo in a year.. they could have paid off.. 8,000,000 homes
     
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    Lower taxes means more money in people's pocket. More money in the pocket means the more people spend. The more people spend, the higher the demand for goods and services. The higher the demand for goods and services, the more people get hired. They pay taxes..... More taxes from lower taxes.
     
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