Great government budget charts

Came upon a fantastic set of charts about the federal government budget published by The Heritage Foundation. It touches on state and local spending, too, but the focus is federal.

Heritage Foundation Budget Charts.

I love seeing data like this. It’s easier to understand and it grounds the conversation.

There are any number of excellent charts. Here are a few of the most interesting ones to me.

This next one is amazing to me: Total government spending per household is almost equal to median income per household. Geez, that’s whacked.

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