Chairman Zero is all about spending money we don’t have to buy sh-t we don’t need, on course for a debt-load of 250 Trillion by 2060. But supposedly, we have to spend all this money we don’t have on sh-t we don’t need because of the Financial crisis which was precipitated by spending money we don’t have on sh-t we don’t need.
In that spirit, I present, the infrastructure project to end all infrastructure projects… the Death Star.
- That will require 1.71 quadrillion cubic meters of steel, about 134 quadrillion tonnes. That’s $12.95 quintillion in current 2008 prices, and that’s without counting strange alloys and elements.
- Shipping that to space will cost $95 million per tonne: So add $12.79 septillion in transport.
- Now you need to add air, which will require 8.23 quintillion cubic meters of Nitrogen, and 1.65 quintillion cubic meters of oxygen, for a total delivery cost of $2.81 septillions and $212.46 quintillion.
The total: $15,602,022,489,829,821,422,840,226.94.
John Murtha and Harry Byrd are already fighting for the work to be done in their districts; while Arnold Taxinator is promising to cut construction costs with the use of cheap, illegal, Mexican astronaut labor.