Things to Do With $500 Billion

by B. Traven

• Send President Obama on golf outings every day for the next 4,000 years.

• Maintain and operate all 12 of the U.S. Navy’s aircraft carriers for the next century or so.

• Keep 13 million senior citizens out of poverty for one year.

• Bring the nation’s schools up to a Bill Clinton-approved decent minimum standard.

• Fix one quarter of America’s broken roads, bridges, water lines, dams and sewage systems.

• (Or Nothing, because of Congress.)