Calling Carl Sagan

You remember him. “Billions and billions of stars.” Well,  if he was still with us, I guess he’d have a handle on the astronomical federal budget, now –defying some law of physics, I’m sure– expanding faster than the universe itself.  For the rest of us, this is what a trillion dollars looks like.


3 responses to “Calling Carl Sagan

  1. I like that visual that you attached for the trillion dollars.

    Your new format here on the site, did you sketch the header? I like that part the best.

  2. The federal debt, now closing in on ten trillion, right? You can’t stack pallets that high.

    Thomas Sowell: The first lesson of economics is scarcity: there is never enough of anything to fully satisfy all of those who want it. The first lesson of politics is to disregard the first lesson of economics.

    And aren’t we doing just that?

    Finally, yeah, I sketched the header illustration. Thanks.

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