Shanghai 1990 vs. 2010.
The U.S. Federal Reserve gave out $16.1 trillion in emergency loans to U.S. and foreign financial institutions between Dec. 1, 2007 and July 21, 2010, according to figures produced by the government's first-ever audit of the central bank.
Who really owns our treasury bonds? (Fascinating look. US gov't is number 1 with 36%. Wow)
Astronomers found a reservoir of water in space that measures 140 trillion times the earth’s ocean water.
AEI blog post completely misses the point of their own graphs which shows state spending going up.
Bill Gates on public education.
Prior to the passage of Riegle-Neal many states had substantial restrictions on the number of branches a bank could have, which severely limited the size of banks. In Texas for instance, banks were limited to a single location. Before the passage of Riegle-Neal, the large bank share of assets stood at 38%. In the few years, between its passage and that of GLB, this 38% shot up to 65%.