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Where Do Your Tax Dollars Go?

| Friday January 20th, 2006 | 3 Comments

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Ever wonder exactly what happens to your tax dollars? This fantastic graphical chart (Click here for the full size view) gives a proportionally displayed breakdown of pretty much everything the US government spent money on in 2004. Not suprisingly, the department of defense gobbles up the lion’s share. It’s an interesting and rather illuminating picture!


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  • Undercover Treehugger

    A Visual Look at Where US Tax Dollars Go

    I found this thanks to Triple Pundit:
    Death and Taxes: A visual look at where your tax dollars go.
    Seeing these figures presented in this way is very refreshing. Why isn’t there more of this? If I had my way this would be the kind of thing go…

  • Ex_Pan

    i’ve been meaning to comment on this for a few days now. I love it Nick!!!! do you know this Mibi cat?? great artwork… want more info (but like and self respecting data miner i can dig around w/out begging u for more…)
    keep up the great work! and good luck in SF on the 31st!!!!! u rock nick!

  • Jacky

    You think that’s surprising?
    More money goes into Social Security than the entire Department of Defense.