Archive for October 20th, 2009

US Cost of Both Wars Since 2001:

Tuesday, October 20th, 2009

$922,498,206,095+ Billion

Link Source: http://costofwar.com/

Eventually It Adds Up to Real Money

Tuesday, October 20th, 2009

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Think of it this way: imagine a stack of new $100 bills. A MILLION dollars would be a stack of hundreds just over 3 feet high. It could fit on your desk.

empirestate

A BILLION dollars would be a stack the height of the Empire State Building.

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A TRILLION dollars in hundreds? That would be over 270-miles tall.
Skylab was the first US space station which was launched into a 270 miles altitude orbit on May 14, 1973 as part of the Apollo program.