What Does a Trillion Dollars Look Like?
Written By: Michael Victory | Posted: Monday, May 30th, 2011
I was a zero. I came to grips with it in 9th grade when my girlfriend said c'ya. Because I didn't play in the big game Friday night? Because I'd rather spend a Saturday on a launch ramp trying to pull backsides? Probably both, me... a zero. Back then I thought zeros were bad. Turns out the more zeros you parade the bigger and badder your story really is.
Twelve zeros is the latest craze as federal spending grows faster than revenues and deficits drive debt higher and faster. So, what does a trillion look like and what comes next?
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