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Can You Comprehend the Number 'Billion'?
By de Andréa
Posted December 13, 2017
Sent to me by one of my subscribers:
No human being can comprehend the number trillion, but can you even comprehend the number billion? Let’s put that into a little perspective, shall we…
The next time you hear a politician use the word 'billion' or billion’s in a casual manner, think about whether you want that 'politician' spending YOUR’ tax dollars, that ‘YOU’ worked for.
A billion is a difficult number to comprehend, but one advertising agency did a good job of putting that figure into some perspective.
A. A billion seconds ago it was 1959..
B. A billion minutes ago Jesus was alive.
C. A billion hours ago our ancestors were living in the Stone Age.
D. A billion days ago no-one walked on the earth.
E. A billion dollars ago was only 8 hours and 20 minutes, at the rate our government is spending it.
But while this thought is still fresh in our brain, let's take a look at New Orleans for an example... It's amazing what you can learn with some simple math.
Louisiana Senator, Mary Landrieu was asking Congress for 250 BILLION of your DOLLARS to rebuild New Orleans. An interesting number…right?
But what does it mean?
A. Well …hang on to your hat my friend… If you are one of the 484,674 residents of New Orleans (every man, woman and child) each gets $516,528.00
B. Or... If you have one of the 188,251 homes in New Orleans , your home gets $1,329,787.00
C. Or... If you are a family of four...Your family gets $2,066.012.00
Washington , D.C.! ....HELLO! Are all your calculators broken??
And to pay for all this, all they can do - is give us:
Building Permit Tax
CDL License Tax
Corporate Income Tax
Dog License Tax
Death tax (a double tax)
Federal Income Tax
Federal Unemployment Tax (FU TA)
Fishing License Tax
Fire Arms Tax
Food License Tax
Fuel Permit Tax
Hunting License Tax
IRS Interest Charges (tax on top of tax)
IRS Penalties (tax on top of tax)
Marriage License Tax
Real Estate Tax
Service charge Taxes
Social Security Tax (which they steal from)
Road Usage Tax (Truckers)
Recreational Vehicle Tax
State Income Tax
State Unemployment Tax (SUTA)
Telephone Federal Excise Tax
Telephone Federal Universal Service Fee Tax
Telephone Federal, State and Local Surcharge Tax
Telephone Minimum Usage Surcharge Tax
Telephone Recurring and Non-recurring Charges Tax
Telephone State and Local Tax
Telephone Usage Charge Tax
Vehicle License Registration Tax
Vehicle Sales Tax
Watercraft Registration Tax
Well Permit Tax
Workers Compensation Tax
Zeppelin Tax (well…maybe not that one) just don’t suggest it.
And we are still more than 20 Trillion American fiat dollars in debt. No you cannot comprehend that, don’t you even try! You will become mentally ill…
And remember our forfathars gave their lives and fought against British Rule to avoid all these tyrannical taxes.
Not one of these taxes existed in as little as 100 years ago....
And our nation was the most prosperous in the world.
We had absolutely no national debt...
Our dollar was worth a dollar sometimes more, now it’s worth zero…
A loaf of bread cost 6 cents…
We had the largest middle class in world history...
And Mom stayed home to raise the kids.
What more could we possibly want?
Read My Lips…Can you spell POLITICIANS ???
And we still have to Press '1' For English.
THE BOTTOM LINE: Your elected officials no longer spend your money for the good of the nation, they spend your money for their own good.
I hope this goes around the world At least a ‘billion times’.
- de Andréa
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