The graphs below are for your contemplation.
Google was founded on September 4, 1998, less than 20 years ago. When I grew up the political mantra was “As goes United States Steel, so goes the country.” When founded in 1901, United States Steel Corporation was the largest business enterprise ever launched, with an authorized capitalization of $1.4 billion. Today’s young adults have never heard of United States Steel. But they have heard of Apple and Google.
The United States reached a milestone this past week. Hopefully it will not be used as our GRAVESTONE! Nineteen trillion dollars in debt! Who ever would have thought that this could happen in our great nation? The only number I saw going down on US Debt Clock.org was the US WORKFORCE. I hope to God we are not too late! If Bernie or Hillary win in November, this will look like pocket change! By the by, you would need to sell 35 companies as valuable as Google to pay off the national debt.
And speaking of “winning in November” —