Sandy's Economic Toll Could Reach $50 Billion

American VoicesOpinion ISSUE 48•44 Oct 31, 2012

Many analysts are estimating the cost of the devastation and economic disruption caused by Hurricane Sandy at around $20 billion, with some suggesting the economic toll could reach as high as $50 billion. What do you think?

  • “Sure, but those are New York prices.”

    Priscilla Rees –
    Furnace Installer

  • “Ever since the word ‘trillions’ started being flung around in this year’s election, I’m barely able to give a shit about anything in the billions.”

    Alan Cleese –
    Quartermaster

  • “Yeah, but once these storms start coming two or three times a year, I think we’ll probably get the hang of them.”

    Paul Twomey –
    Systems Analyst