How much is a trillion dollars?

Check out this post from the ‘Between Two Worlds‘ blog, shedding some light on how much money our government wants to borrow from future generations.

Here’s a telling snippet:

Adjusted for inflation, here are some other massive expenditures:

  • * The Marshall Plan ($115.3 billion)
  • * The space race ($237 billion)
  • * The Korean War ($454 billion)
  • * The New Deal ($500 billion)
  • * The invasion of Iraq ($597 billion)
  • * The Vietnam War ($698 billion)