US Government 2011

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    Death and Taxes 2011. It's the government, in six square feet.

    At the above link is a zoom-able chart depicting the organization of every US government bureaucracy and program receiving more that $200 million in 2011. Each circle is proportional to the funding the organization or program receives.

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    America, this is your government.
     
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    This is horrifying.
     
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    Or comforting, depending upon your perspective.
     
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    From mine, it's like viewing the Death Star from the perspective of a small rebel base in Star Wars.
     
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    [​IMG]
     
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    Bookmarked.

    My gast is flabbered.
     
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    Holy Shit!!!
     
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    Eye Opening indeed
     
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    It is no wonder we're in this nightmare. The US budget looks a convoluted web of fiscal insanity. Wonder if someone can make a new Monopoly game out of this chart?
     
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    You guys are right, this is reckless! He needs to scale back military spending and raise taxes quick to balance this thing!
     
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