Zillions, billions and trillions – the federal deficit is what?

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Zillions, billions and trillions. The federal deficit could hit $1 trillion this year. Does anyone know what that means? Read why John Allen Paulos says most Americans are innumerate, which is to say numerically illiterate. His words really ring true in 2008 at the time of our greatest financial crisis, the consequences of innumeracy can be at the root of poor government decisions at a time when we need great ones.

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