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Old 02-17-2009   #1
 
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It's tax time! Let's see where your money goes...

Neat little tool to see your breakout of Federal Spending (pre-stimulus):

NPP INCOME TAX CHART | National Priorities Project

Enter the Federal tax you paid, and see exactly how much of your money went to where. FUN FOR THE WHOLE FAMILY!!

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There doesn't seem to be a slice for the $8 per week tax cuts that the weak kneed Dems (including Obama) allowed the right wingnuts to add into the stimulus package at the expense of education and infrastructure improvements.
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This sucks! Glad to see education and the environment get 4% and 3% respectively while miltary gets 42% I think since i paid over $4000 to the military alone I should at least get a couple of grenandes or a M16 come april!

I wonder how much ADDITIONAL money Irag cost our military. The regular enlisted soldiers get paid regardless, but get a little more for being in combat. I have tried to do a little research (15 mins) but it is an accounting sham. I wish I had the time and energy to really look into it.

Our military has fixed costs regardless of war or peace, but supplies and a war accross the globe has to still be stupid expensive.

Also interesting to see that 10% of my taxes go to repaying debt. This is quite a large APR for debt. I have credit cards that charge less.....


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