I can' even contemplate those numbers. Imagine if you can a stack of $1 bills with one trillion dollars in it.
One thing missing is how much it cost us for all the U.S. Rep's that are no longer in office. I understand that if they are gon anytime after one term, they collect full pay and benefits for life. Ouch!!
There are still some who insist a scope is not needed for the type hunting they do, ignoring the advances of the last 150 years in optical sights. (Even the ultra-conservative US Army has adopted optical sights.) The idea that in some special circumstances open iron sights or aperture (peep) sights might be more useful is not lost on me, but with the inevitable advance of age comes the reduction in visual acuity needed for using iron sights.
I believe that many who completely resist the idea of...