From Another

A Billion Dollars?

The next time you hear a politician use the word
"billion," casually, think about whether you want the
politician spending your tax money.

A billion is a difficult number to comprehend, but one
advertising agency did a good job of putting that
figure into perspective in one of its releases.

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 two feet on
earth.
e.. A billion dollars ago was only 8 hours and 20
minutes, at the
rate our government spends it.

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