These charts are a real eye opener. it seems the President doesn't think we need to spend much this year. And just look how in tears 2010 and beyond which spending category is the biggest. ReadTheStimulus.org: CBO Charts The Congressional Budget Office has released their analysis of the House version of the stimulus bill (H.R. 1). You can read the full analysis in PDF form here, but we thought it would be useful to take some of the budget numbers in the analysis and present them in chart format. Shown below are several different views of the how the dollars for H.R. 1 would be spent over time. Most striking is that in total, the CBO estimates that less than 21% of the funds would be spent in 2009. Apparently, it is a huge crisis which requires swift action (and no time to read bill text) to pass a massive spending bill --- but there seems to be no hurry at all to get the money into the American economy anytime soon.