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Do You Have Any Idea What $50 TRILLION Looks Like?!

Politics / US Debt Sep 21, 2013 - 11:41 AM GMT

By: David_DeGraw

Politics

Comedian Lee Camp was inspired enough by our latest commentary on the state of our economy to feature it in his new Moment of Clarity video. Apparently only comedians seem to understand the mind-blowing absurdity of US millionaires having $50 TRILLION in wealth, while we also have a record number of people living in poverty. Russell Brand has been riffing on that stunning fact on his Messiah Complex tour, and now Lee Camp throws some fuel on the fire and also rips on this “crime against humanity.”


$50 TRILLION needs to become the new 99%. If the propagandized masses understood how much $50 trillion is, and how just a mere fraction of that staggering amount of wealth could be used to evolve society, for the benefit of everyone, we would have a full-blown societal evolution right now.

For example, only $1 trillion could provide jobs to 20 million unemployed people, paying them each $50k per year. $1 trillion could also send 127 million to college AND provide health insurance for 206 million people.

You do the math. One trillion is 1000 billion.

To make matters even worse, an estimated $11 trillion of that $50 trillion is stashed in offshore accounts. This emphatically proves that our system is completely overrun with corruption. What more proof do you need?

We need to incite a national debate on this subject. Let’s beat the $50 TRILLION drum. “All day, all week…”

Here’s how Lee Camp summed up the video above:

“We are in a neo-feudal system in which most Americans are slaves to debt. We are looking at an all-time record number of children going to bed hungry and of people foreclosed on. We are also looking at an all-time record number of insanely rich Americans. How is this possible?”

David DeGraw is the founder and editor of http://www.occupyevolver.com. He is the author of The Economic Elite Vs. The People of the United States of America, and his forthcoming book is The Road Through 2012: Revolution or World War III.

© Copyright David DeGraw, 2013

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