By Gary P Jackson
Our national debt put into perspective as only Iowahawk can. We are so screwed!
A dollar bill weighs one gram. It measures 16 square inches.
US national debt is $14,300,000,000,000.
Weight of US debt in $1 bills: 16,000,000 tons.
Area of the national debt in $1 bills: 57,000 square miles.
Enough to carpet the state of Iowa in $1 bills.
This year, Washington DC will spend another $3,730,000,000,000.
Over $1,000,000 for every square mile in the US. Including Alaska & Hawaii. Over $1500 per acre.
Of that, $1,400,000,000,000 will be new debt.
Another 5700 square miles of $1 bills.
Another 16 square miles of $1 bills every day.
Another 7 acres of $1 bills every minute.
Another 16,000,000 tons of $1 bills.
In $1 bills, another 744 lbs of new debt for every new baby born this year.