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US Debt Visualized in $100 Bills
United States owes a lot of money. As of 2017, US debt is larger than the size of the economy. Currently there is no debt ceiling, it has been suspended.
To see current debt live visit US Debt Clock.
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One Hundred Dollars
$100 - Most counterfeited money denomination in the world.
Keeps the world moving.
Ten Thousand Dollars
$10,000 - Enough for a great vacation or to buy a used car.
Approximately one year of work for the average human on earth.
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One Million Dollars
$1,000,000 - Not as big of a pile as you thought, huh?
Still, this is 92 years of work for the average human on earth.
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One Hundred Million Dollars
$100,000,000 - Plenty to go around for everyone.
Fits nicely on an ISO / Military standard sized pallet.

The couch is made from $46.7 million of crispy $100 bills.
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$100 Million Dollars = 1 year of work for 3500 average Americans
Here are 2000 people standing shoulder to shoulder, looking for a job.
The Federal Reserve's mandate is to maintain price stability and low unemployment.
The Federal Reserve prints money based on the assumption that increasing money supply will boost jobs.

 

 

 

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One Billion Dollars
$1,000,000,000 - You will need some help when robbing the bank.
Interesting fact: $1 million dollars weighs 10kg exactly.
You are looking at 10 tons of money on those pallets.

One Trillion Dollars
$1,000,000,000,000
The 2011 US federal deficit was $1.412 Trillion - 41% more than you see here.

If you spent $1 million a day since Jesus was born, you would have not spent $1 trillion by now...
but ~$700 billion- same amount the banks got during bailout.
Demonocracy.info - $1,000,000,000,000 - One Trillion Dollars
One Trillion Dollars

Comparison of $1,000,000,000,000 dollars to a standard sized American Football field.
Say hello to the Boeing 747-400 transcontinental airliner that's hiding in the back. This was until recently the biggest passenger plane in the world.

You can see the White House with both wings to the right.

"My reading of history convinces me that most bad government results from too much government." - Thomas Jefferson

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US Debt 2017 – $20+ Trillion


Statue of Liberty seems rather worried as United States national debt is soon to pass 20% of the entire world's combined economy (GDP / Gross Domestic Product).

Here are some cool quotes from the founding fathers of United States of America, over 200 years ago saying the right things about the future and in a sense predicting today:

“I place economy among the first and most important virtues, and public debt as the greatest of dangers to be feared. To preserve our independence, we must not let our rulers load us with perpetual debt. If we run into such debts, we must be taxed in our meat and drink, in our necessities and in our comforts, in our labor and in our amusements.” – Thomas Jefferson

“If ever again our nation stumbles upon unfunded paper, it shall surely be like death to our body politic. This country will crash.” – George Washington

“I predict future happiness for Americans if they can prevent the government from wasting the labors of the people under the pretense of taking care of them.” — Thomas Jefferson

"If the American people ever allow private banks to control the issue of their currency, first by inflation, then by deflation, the banks and corporations that will grow up around them will deprive the people of all property until their children wake up homeless on the continent their Fathers conquered." — Thomas Jefferson

“A wise and frugal government… shall restrain men from injuring one another, shall leave them otherwise free to regulate their own pursuits of industry and improvement, and shall not take from the mouth of labor the bread it has earned. This is the sum of good government.” — Thomas Jefferson, First Inaugural Address, March 4, 1801

“All the perplexities, confusion and distress in America arise not from defects in the Constitution or Confederation, not from a want of honor or virtue so much as from downright ignorance of the nature of coin, credit and circulation.” – John Adams, at the Constitutional Convention (1787)

“If we can but prevent the government from wasting the labours of the people, under the pretence of taking care of them, they must become happy.” – Thomas Jefferson to Thomas Cooper, November 29, 1802

"It is incumbent on every generation to pay its own debts as it goes. A principle which if acted on would save one-half the wars of the world." – Thomas Jefferson

 

 

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US Debt 2017 – $20+ Trillion

If you look carefully you can see the Statue of Liberty. The Statue of Liberty no longer keeps her arm and torch up high and proud. Debt is slavery, and she knows it.
Each floor of each pillar is worth $10 Billion. There's an American Football field hiding inside Statue of Liberty's prison cell made of debt.

Funny fact: The first version of the US Debt illustration shown above was for $16 Trillion, back in 2012. Now with $20 Trillion, instead of completely boxing in the Statue of Liberty, where you would not be able to see her, we instead opted to extend out the her prison cell and make it larger, with more pillars of debt, while keeping the view.

China only owes 7% of US debt, while all foreign nations hold together 32.5%. 67.5% of debt is owned by US Citizens and American entities, this includes the Federal Reserve, which explained in simple terms buys US debt (government bonds) with newly "printed" Federal Reserve Notes (money). The Fed writes blank checks to itself from an unlimited checking account, then buys the debt through various financial mechanisms. New money is introduced into the financial system through this mechanism.

The debt will likely never be paid back and here is why: Unless there is a completely new paradigm in thinking, history shows that public (US) debt will very likely never be paid back. The politicians make grand promises during elections, then when they can't find the cash to keep their promises they borrow money. Paying back means making difficult decisions and losing the seat in office. It is always easier to borrow from the nation's children's future. Instead of paying back these piles of money, the piles will be made worth less through inflation-- money will most likely be printed . That means the holders of US debt will get back less than they were promised, arguably defaulting on the debt in terms of real purchasing power. Please share. Everyone needs to see this.

Source: Federal Reserve & www.USdebtclock.org - visit it to see the debt in real time and get a better grasp of this amazing number.

 

 

 

 


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