October 06, 2010
There’s an old saying to the effect: “Show me a man’s checkbook and I’ll show you what’s important to him.”
It may not be quite the same as a checkbook, but NPR’s Planet Money passes along what a receipt from the federal government might look like for an average taxpayer (HT):
As Third Way, who put together the taxpayer receipt, argues:
An electorate unschooled in basic budget facts is a major obstacle to controlling the nation’s deficit, not to mention addressing a host of economic and social problems. Continue Reading...