Tuesday, April 20, 2010

Understanding Federal Budget Cuts

The creator of this video hit the nail directly on the head. The federal budget is out of control. I think we are all comfortable blaming both Democrats and Republicans for that. The numbers are so big that it is hard to actually comprehend. What is a billion here or a billion there when we are talking about trillions here and trillions there? I think this video gives a little perspective:

Well, the solution is obvious. We should probably raise taxes to make sure that we get that 1/4 penny back. We can't be throwing away 1/4 pennies after all. Regardless of your political bent, you should be able to appreciate the Obama Budget Cuts Visualization Video.