What Could You Get For $845 Billion? | February 5th, 2013

The nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office (CBO) said today that our budget deficit for 2013 is projected to be $845 billion.

That means Barack Obama’s government, despite all the money it takes in from taxpayers, will spend $845 billion more than it takes in this year.

This is yet another example of President Obama’s abject failure to rein in spending.

However, it did get us thinking…what exactly could you get with $845 billion?

Here are a few of our ideas. Feel free to suggest your own!


 151,162,790,697 short stacks at IHOP (if they weren’t giving them away today)


Deborah Raven – Getty Images


14,322 Gulfstream6 Private Jets


Business Wire via Bloomberg


76 Days Worth Of Super Bowl Commercials

obama super bowl

Pete Souza – The White House


563 Trips To Space

space shuttle discovery




3,970,864 2013 Bentley Continental Convertibles


Stan Honda/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images


1,536,391,570 iPad 3s

ipad 3

Matthew Lloyd/Getty Images


Half Of Canada


Richard Heathcote/Getty Images