50 years of Government Spending in 1 graph — from NPR and the OMB. The graph here shows the major components of federal spending 50 years ago, 25 years ago, and last year. Defense is the dark blue. The dark green is Social Security.  The light blue is Medicare. 1 picture speaks 1000 words.

50 Years Of Government Spending, In 1 Graph

Press Release 10/25/2017: America’s wild horses are in serious trouble. A vote in the US Senate committee that determines funding for government spending by the Department of Interior is getting re…

Press Release 10/25/2017: America’s wild horses are in serious trouble. A vote in the US Senate committee that determines funding for government spending by the Department of Interior is getting re…

Federal Government Spending as Percent of GDP    Clearly there are many ways to spin this data but please note that government spending in France exceeds 50% of GDP. Also note that French unemployment is 10.2% and Hollande is poised to hike the top marginal tax rate to 75%.     Interesting...

Here are a couple of charts from Doug Short at Advisor Perspectives regarding government spending. Federal Government Spending as Percent of GDP Total Gove

"Government spending is reckless, out of control and threatens to undermine the fundamentals that undergird our democracy. From bailouts to takeovers to the threatened nationalization of our healthcare system, Government creates the problem then contends we need more money to fix the problem. Congress must be forced to observe the same fiscal restraint we show in our own lives. Congress has mortgaged the future of this country and spending must be brought under control. Now!" - Trey Gowdy

If you really believe in a small, limited, accountable government …that’s the tea party. The grass-roots movement is your home.

50 Years of Government Spending, In 1 Graph - It shows the major components of federal spending 50 years ago, 25 years ago, and last year. via NPR

50 Years Of Government Spending, In 1 Graph

Government spending by department, 2009-10: get the data

Government spending by department, 2009-10: get the data

US government to put all of its spending data online - Sunshine law requires financial data to go up at usaspending.

Government Spends More on Corporate Welfare Subsidies than Social Welfare Programs

The government spent more on corporate welfare than it did on food stamps and housing assistance in An investigation of welfare statistics.

FISCAL INSANITY: US government spends billions convincing Americans to support more government spending

The secret global court, and why corrupt corporations desperately want the TPP

Kevin Yoder MIA After Tucking Wall Street Bailout Into Government Spending Bill  WASHINGTON -- For all the anger among progressives about a Wall Street bailout provision that made its way into the just-passed $1.1 trillion government spending bill, there's been little attention on the person who put it in there.  Meet Congressm...

Congressman Goes MIA After Tucking Wall Street Bailout Into Government Spending Bill

GOP congressman: My skinnydipping was wrong A Kansas Republican jumped naked into the holy Sea of Galilee on a fact-finding mission. Colleagues are not amused

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