1 Trillion dollars!!! Let me show you just what that number looks like:
And this is every year! That means in the next year we're going to spend another:
and the year after that
...you get the point!
And we wonder why our country is in the economic situation that it is in; our government has spending an outrageous amount of money on "defense" (a.k.a. war) with no end in sight.
- What would happen if we were to invest in making friends as opposed to fighting enemies?
- What if we were to use this money in creative ways to help bring those in the world out of poverty?
- What if we were to invest this money, as opposed to spending it on bullets and bombs that will blow up never to be used again?
- What if we did anything this this money besides create a massive killing machine!!!