What do you think, yes or no?
The national debt is 16 trillion.
The deficit is 1.5 trillion.
There is much political and media debate on what to do about this.
The largest us bill is $100.
There are about 500 bills to a pound.
There are 2,000 pounds in a ton.
That is about 1 million dollars to a ton.
It would take about 1.5 million tons of $100 bills to erase the deficit.
It would tale 15 million tons to pay off the national debt.
A railroad car can carry about 100 tons.
It would take 15,000 railroad cars to carry enough $100 dollar bills to erase the deficit.
a railroad car is about 50 feet long.
15,000 would be 150 miles long.
The US state of Connecticut and Northern England are each about 100 miles east to west.
I just thought you would like to know.