One billion seconds equals 31 years.
One billion minutes equals 1,903 years.
One trillion seconds equals…wait for
it…31,688 years. The United States
debt ceiling is: $24.95 trillion. There-
fore, if the Unites States pays $1,000
dollars/second toward the national
debt, that debt would be paid in full
at some point during the year 2810.
It’s no wonder Bowie couldn’t help it.