According to a Reuters report, the estimated cost of the Japanese disaster, with all its mind blowing devastation, is estimated at $180 billion.
We found out last week that the February 2011 deficit alone was nearly $223 billion.
In other words, following simple math, we out spend the entire cost of the Japanese devastation in just 24 days.
...And that is our deficit put in to perspective for you.
Now go back to your work, workers. Uncle Sam needs the fruits of your hard labor so that those in power can stay in power.