Math LessonThis is too true to be funny .The next time you hear a politician use the Word ‘billion’ in a casual manner, think aboutwhether you want the ‘politicians’ spending YOUR tax money .A billion is a difficult number to comprehend, But one advertising agency did a good job ofputting that figure into some perspective in one of its releases.A.A billion seconds ago it was 1959.B.A billion minutes ago Jesus was alive .C.A billion hours ago our ancestors were living in the Stone Age.D.A billion days ago no-one walked on the earth on two feet.E.A billion dollars ago was only 8 hours and 20 minutes, at the rate our government is spending it.While this thought is still fresh in our brain…let’s take a look at New Orleans …It’s amazing what you can learn with some simple division.Louisiana Senator, Mary Landrieu (D) was asking Congress for 250 BILLION DOLLARSTo rebuild New Orleans . Interesting number…What does it mean?A.Well .. If you are one of the 484,674 residents of New Orleans (every man, woman and child)You each get $516,528B.Or… If you have one of the 188,251 homes in New Orleans , your home gets $1,329,787.C.Or.. If you are a family of four…Your family gets $2,066,012.Washington, D.C. HELLO!Are all your calculators broken??Building Permit TaxCDL License TaxCigarette TaxCorporate Income TaxDog License TaxFederal Income Tax (Fed)Federal Unemployment Tax (FU TA)Fishing License TaxFood License TaxFuel Permit TaxGasoline TaxHunting License TaxInheritance TaxInventory TaxIRS Interest Charges (tax on top of tax)IRS Penalties (tax on top of tax)Liquor TaxLuxury TaxMarriage License TaxMedicare TaxProperty TaxReal Estate TaxService charge TaxesSocial Security TaxRoad Usage Tax (Truckers)Sales TaxesRecreational Vehicle TaxSchool TaxState Income TaxState Unemployment Tax (SUTA)Telephone Federal Excise TaxTelephone Federal Universal Service Fee TaxTelephone Federal, State and Local Surcharge TaxTelephone Minimum Usage Surcharge TaxTelephone Recurring and Non-recurring Charges TaxTelephone State and Local TaxTelephone Usage Charge TaxUtility TaxVehicle License Registration TaxVehicle Sales TaxWatercraft Registration TaxWell Permit TaxWorkers Compensation Tax(And to think, we left British Rule to avoid so many taxes)STILL THINK THIS IS FUNNY?Not one of these taxes existed 100 years ago…And our nation was the most prosperous inthe world.We had absolutely no national debt.We had the largest middle class in the world.And Mom stayed home to raise the kids.What happened?Can you spell ‘politicians!And I still have to Press ‘1’ For English.I hope this goes around the U S A at least 100 timesWhat the heck has happened to our Country?