Thursday, February 10, 2011

Today's Stat

Is the amount of the federal budget the GOP has proposed cutting.

For reference, the deficit is about 33% of the budget.  The amount of the cut doesn't even amount to a hill of beans.

And what are they looking to cut?  Job training programs, the EPA, the Office of Science are three of the items on their list.

Gin and Tacos does the yeoman work to break this down in easy to understand graphs and concludes
You could almost respect their misguided zeal – rhetorically, if not in practice – for "cutting spending" if it was not such an obvious smokescreen for partisan hackery.

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