Monday, October 8, 2012

Charts of the day


Alternate headline: Dear, Liza...*

Illustrating the absurdity that Bush was responsible for spending deficits:

And via Hot Air, a look at federal spending per household since 1965 in inflation-adjusted 1965 dollars:

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We're constantly being beat over the head, especially at election time that we need to spend more on our schools (we'd be neglecting the children, otherwise), firefighters and infrastructure (bridges!).

OK, sure. We don't want to be the meanies but... what the hell? Where is all that our money going?

A 152% increase in spending for declining classroom performance and an evidently declining national infrastructure?

*Is there a hole in the bucket?


Doo Doo Econ said...

If the government isn't secretly building arcs per the movie 2012, I think we have been robbed.

Doo Doo Econ said...

Oops, "Arks"