I received this message in an email from one of my clients and thought I would share it with you. The message is an attempt to put the word billion in perspective for us here in Canada, but I think it applies to many countries in the world today…
The next time you hear a politician use the word ‘billion’ in a casual manner, think about whether you want the ‘politicians’ spending YOUR tax money.
A billion seconds ago it was 1959.
A billion minutes ago Jesus was alive.
A billion hours ago our ancestors were living in the Stone Age.
A billion days ago no-one walked on the earth on two feet.
A billion Dollars ago was only 13 hours and 12 minutes, at the rate our government is spending it!
Corporate Income Tax
(tax on top of tax)
Service charge taxes
Social Security Tax
Vehicle Licence / Registration Tax
Vehicle Sales Tax
Workers Compensation Tax
Carbon Dioxide Tax
STILL THINK THIS IS FUNNY?
Not one of these taxes existed 60 years ago and our nation was one of the most prosperous in the
We had absolutely no national debt.
We had the largest middle class in the world.
Dad and teachers were allowed to discipline kids.
A criminal’s life was uncomfortable.
Boat people were kids sailing on the harbour.
‘Political Correctness’, ‘Politicians’, or both?’
I hope this goes around Canada at least 1 BILLION times!