Lottery Jackpot Compared to Federal Debt

Sunday, April 1st, 2012 and is filed under Blog, Debt

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Over the weekend, there has been much media attention focused on the record $640 million lottery jackpot.  On Friday, conservative hero Rep. Tim Huelskamp decided to have some fun and tweeted this comparison between the jackpot and the federal debt.

Bonus fact: The government spends $640 million in less than 2 hours!