Monday, March 2, 2009

You Just Can't Buy Much With a Billion Dollars Anymore ...

Nowadays, with the Obama Administration throwing around billions of taxpayer dollars like rice at a wedding, a billion dollars just doesn't seem like the stack of money it once represented. In fact, its hard to see what the US taxpayer has gotten for the thousand-million dollars they've thrown at the banking industry over the last 6 months.

Here's another case in point: Zimbabwe billion dollar bills are on sale on eBay for fire sale prices. Here's an auction that saw 80 billion Z$ sold for just $10.53, and that includes free shipping!

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