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This is too true to be funny

The next time you hear a politician use the word ‘billion’ in a casual manner, think about whether you want the ‘politicians’ spending YOUR tax

A billion is a difficult number to comprehend, but one advertising agency did a good job of putting that figure into some perspective in one of its

A.  A billion seconds ago it was 1959.  

B.  A billion minutes ago Jesus was alive.  

C.  A billion hours ago our ancestors were living in the stone age.

D. A billion days ago no-one walked on the earth on two  feet.  

E.  A billion Dollars ago was only 13 hours and 12 minutes, at the rate our
government is spending it.

Company Tax
Tobacco  Tax
Corporate  Income Tax
Income  Tax
Council Tax
Unemployment Tax
Fishing  Licence Tax
Petrol/Diesel  Tax
(tax  on top of tax)
Alcohol  Tax
Property  Tax
House builder pays GST
Large council fees for building
Service  charge taxes
Superannuation Tax
Vehicle  Licence Registration – Buying a car tax Vehicle  Sales Tax Workers
Compensation Tax Carbon  Dioxide Tax

Still think this is funny?

Few of these taxes existed 60 years ago and our nation was one  of the most
prosperous in the world.

We had little national debt.
We had the largest middle class in the world. 

What  the hell happened?

I hope this goes around New Zealand and beyond at least 100 times

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