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Putting things in perspective

July 28, 2009

A dollar bill is 6.14 inches long, that’s roughly 15.6 centimeters. So laying down a trillion dollars side-by-side length-wise will stretch a distance of 156 trillion millimeters, which is the same as 156 billion meters, or 156 million kilometers.

Now, according to Wikipedia the farthest distance between the earth and the sun is 152 million kilometers.

So the Paulson bailouts have well surpassed exorbitant and will soon exit the solar system.

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