Obamacare Debt on a Geological Time Scale

Timothy Birdnow
We all knew it, but here it is. The GAO has discovered that the Affordable Care Act aka Obamacare is not revenue neutral at all, but will cost the U.S. taxpayer 6.2 trillion dollars.Now, if I am doing my arithmetic correctly there are roughly thirty one million five hundred and thirty six thousand seconds in a year. So, if we spend one dollar every second we are looking at dividing 6,000,000,000,000 by 31,536,000 coming to 190,258.75 years of spending. Almost two hundred thousand years! Think about that!Civilization did not exist one hundred and ninety thousand years ago. It did not exist 19 thousand years ago. Mesopotamian civilization goes back to about 3100 B.C., or a little over five thousand years. (In fact, the legendary Gilgamesh ruled the Mesopotamian city of Uruk circa 2750 B.C. and is an  example of some of the very earliest written literature.) So the debt being run up by Obamacare will be equal to forty times as long as our entire civilization has existed assuming a...(Read Full Post)