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These Numbers are Taxing

April 15, 2010

Happy tax day! Okay, maybe there’s nothing happy about paying your taxes, but here’s a look at how your federal tax dollars were spent for the fiscal year 2008.

The category that stands out most to me is the lack of spending on education. At a paltry 2%, it does not even come close to the amount spent on “defense and security” for the nation. Who cares about educating American children when we have wars to fight in Iraq and Afghanistan?

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