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Tue Dec 4, 2012, 10:47 AM

147 years, 4 months.

That is how long it would take you, printing your own money from a conventional desktop printer, for you to be as rich as one of the Koch brothers.


If you could print your own $100 bills from a color printer, and you ran it 24 hours a day, it would take you a century and a half to be as rich as either Charles or David Koch.


Think about that. You can print about $210 million a year, if you were extremely dedicated.


And if you had started when Lee surrendered at Appomattox you'd JUST NOW be equaling one of the Koch brothers.


Just one.


Ponder this, an office copier/printer just spewing sheets of $100 bills into your hands, for 147 years.

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krispos42 Dec 2012 OP
PoliticAverse Dec 2012 #1
onethatcares Dec 2012 #2
HughBeaumont Dec 2012 #3
denverbill Dec 2012 #4
eugene jones Dec 2012 #5

Response to krispos42 (Original post)

Tue Dec 4, 2012, 10:51 AM

1. Maybe you could use some of the $100 bills to buy more printers... n/t

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Response to PoliticAverse (Reply #1)

Tue Dec 4, 2012, 11:40 AM

2. or ink.

everytime I turn around I need to buy ink.

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Tue Dec 4, 2012, 11:44 AM

3. According to Wikipedia, it's now a clean 148. They're worth 31 billion. APIECE.

And those exponential billions for each came in only the past 15-20 years.

And they still ask the government for help in many of their dirty ventures.

Unbelievable.

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Tue Dec 4, 2012, 12:04 PM

4. But they can't POSSIBLY afford to pay any more taxes. They'd go bust and have to fire people.

And no matter how much they have, it will never be enough. Unfettered greed. As long as anyone else in the world has anything they don't own, they won't be happy.

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