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US Tax Revenue & Deficit
US Government spends a lot of money it does not have.
LEFT = TAX REVENUE - Actual government income
RIGHT = BORROWING - Money to fill the budget deficit.
LEFT + RIGHT = US Budget.
$100 - One Hundred Dollars
US Budget in 1 Second: $121,067

For the year 2011:

The US Government spends $121,067 per second (both portions)
Of the total money shown above, the US Government borrows
$52,162 each second-- the right portion of the money.

The stack of money on the right is also the amount the debt ceiling is increased every second (on average).

US Budget in 1 Minute: $7,264,020

For the year 2011:

- The US Government spends $7,264,020 per minute (both portions)
- Of the total money shown above, the US Government borrows $3,129,756 each minute-- shown on the right portion.

$100 Million Dollars = 1 year of work for 3500 average Americans
It takes 3500 Americans 1 year of work to make $100 Million dollars. The 155 million Americans who worked with earnings in 2005 on average made $28,567 / year.

In front of the 3500 people is the $100 Million pallet that they all have to work for 1 year to earn.
Look carefully to see a stack of $1 Million and the 35 average Americans required to earn that $1 Million in 1 year.

 

 

 

Demonocracy.info - $100,000,000 - One Hundred Million Dollars


US Budget in 1 Hour: $435,841,200

For the year 2011:

- The US Government spends $435,841,200 (~$435 million) per hour (both portions)
- Of the total money shown above, the US Government borrows $187,785,388 (187 million) each hour-- shown on the right portion.

No problem filling up a UPS/Fedex truck each hour, full of cash. The mail-man will never be out of a job processing all those payments..

$1,000,000 - One Million Dollars
US Budget in 1 Day: $10,460,188,800

For the year 2011:

- The US Government spends $10,460,188,800 (~$10 billion, 460 million) per day (both portions)
- Of the total money shown above, the US Government borrows $4,506,849,315 (4 billion, 506 million) each day.



US Budget in 1 Week: $73,221,917,808

For the year 2011:

- The US Government spends $73,221,917,808 (~$73 billion, 221 million) per week (both portions)
- Of the total money shown above, the US Government borrows $31,547,945,205 (31 billion, 547 million) each week-- shown on the right portion.

You can say Booyakashaa when this is your weekly allowance.


US Budget in 1 Month: $318,166,660,000

For the year 2011:

- The US Government spends 318,166,660,000 (~$318 billion, 166 million) per month (both portions)
- Of the total money shown above, the US Government borrows $137,083,333,333 (137 billion, 83 million) each month-- shown on the right portion.

Remember that the little "square" in front of the man is $1 million dollars. .


US Budget in 2011: $3,818,000,000,000

For the year 2011:

- The US Government's projected budget for year 2011 is $3,818,000,000,000.
- Of the total money shown above, the pile to the right in the amount of $1,645,000,000,000 is borrowed money.

No one in the world has as big of a salary as US Government, but it still borrows roughly 40% of the money it spends.

Source: CBO, GAO & USGovernmentSpending.com



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