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Any way you look at it, these seem like rich people problems to me

July 29, 2011

I’ve seen it reported today that Apple has more cash on hand than the US government. Big deal. They both have more cash on hand than me.

Let’s compare on a random, poorly drawn graph:

Also, isn’t the point of a company like Apple to make a profit and the point of the government not to? Ideally, governments should break even. Right? Both huge deficits and huge surpluses would be bad.

What do I know though? I’m busy worrying about adding to my own net worth.

Score! I just found 74 cents under the couch!

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