Again and again, we hear that Congress spent over a trillion dollars of your tax dollars in the stimulus. It's a huge number that is hard to really conceptualize. The following picture and the explanation gives you a better idea of how big a trillion is, and why Congressman Shuster opposed spending so much on a bill that will do so little to actually stimulate our economy:
If you are wondering what you're looking at, its a 3D representation of pallets of money - double stacked. For an idea of scale, that red dot on the bottom left is a human being.
Hat tip goes to pagetutor.com for the explanation and 3D graphic.
Posted by: Press Secretary