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How big is our debt, really?

As big as a pallet of $100 bills?  As big as a football field’s worth of bills? This infographic from visualizes the national debt in stacks of $100 bills.

First, we get an idea of how much money we’re actually talking about – for example, this is $100 million.

The sum doesn’t look like quite as much as you would think, does it?  The visualization also

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