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Where Your Tax Dollars Go: Death & Taxes, the Poster

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Tue, Mar 24, 2009 at 8:00 AM

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This is a fantastic little poster I'd like to bring to your attention as we round out the month towards April, the cruelest month, the month of tax. I haven't fact-checked this poster or anything, but the people who designed it source the information to the president's 2009 budget request. "All of the item circles are proportional in size to their spending totals."

Did you know that our government is requesting 3 billion dollars for "Iraq Security Forces" versus 0.754 billion dollars for "Fossil Energy R&D"? Good stuff. Even if you can't buy it right now, it's still fun to


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