What Can You Get for $540 Million in Mega Millions Bucks?

Katie Pavlich
Posted: Mar 29, 2012 3:43 PM

First, the numbers. The amount up for grabs in the Mega Millions? $540 million.

What you can do:

-Pay off .00003375 percent of the $16,000,000,000,000,000 national debt

-Pay for one hour of government spending, cost: $435,841,200

-Fuel Air Force one for 2867 hours or 123 days at $182,000 per hour

-Buy 366 Obama Hawaii vacations at $1,474,200 per trip 

-Issue a Solyndra loan, cost: $500 million, sorry, bankruptcy not included

-Pay .03% of a $17 billion an auto bailout

-Pay the salary of 2700 Warren Buffet Secretaries making at least $200,000 a year

-Purchase 38,434,163 Katie Decker diamond bracelets worn by Michelle Obama at a New York Democratic Party Dinner for at $14,050 a piece

-Match $400 million in pledged union money for Obama’s re-election campaign

-Purchase $16,875 Chevy Volts at $32,000 a piece

Chances of winning the Mega Millions? 176 million to 1. Sadly, the chances of President Obama ever taking spending seriously are about the same. Until then, keep working America.

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