50 Years of Government Spending, In 1 Graph

Of each dollar the federal government spends, how much goes to defense? How much goes to Social Security? How much goes to interest on the debt? And how has this sort of thing changed over time?

50 Years of Government Spending, In 1 Graph

Of each dollar the federal government spends, how much goes to defense? How much goes to Social Security? How much goes to interest on the debt? And how has this sort of thing changed over time?

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    This is really interesting because of how much defense spending has gone down, at least percentage-wise.
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  7. momentsofinertia said: how interesting! this is the first piece of information that really shows how spending has changed. Based on how much everybody complains about defense spending it really puts it in perspective when you see it next to social security
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