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Tuesday, December 01, 2009
Scale and perspective
Well, my old friends at AIG now owe $25B less to the US government. For those keeping score at home, that's about 4 National Science Foundation annual budgets, or 0.8 NIH annual budgets. AIG still owes the US government an additional $62B.