How Much Is A Billion? The next time you hear a politician use the word "billion" casually think about whether you do, or don't, want that politician spending your tax money!!A billion is a difficult number to comprehend, but an advertising agency did a good job of putting that figure in perspective in one of its releases:A billion seconds ago, it was 1959.A billion minutes ago, Jesus was alive.A billion hours ago, our ancestors were living in the Stone Age.And....A billion dollars ago, was only 8 hours and 20 minutes at the rate Washington spends
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