Wednesday, January 26, 2011

Picture of the Day: Federal Budget

In light of the State of the Union speech last night, I thought it would be instructive to give you a general sense of where the federal budget money goes.  These are 2009 budget numbers and the chart is from Wikipedia, but the figures used are from this source.

1 comment:

Marvinlee said...

Lots of dollars to welfare spending. See also"How Large Has the Federal Financial Safety Net Become?, Nadezhda Malysheva and JOhn R.Walter in the Third Quarter 2010 Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond Economic Quarterly.