Monday, April 27, 2009

Death and Taxes

"Death and Taxes" is a large representational graph and poster of the federal budget. It contains over 500 programs and departments and almost every program that receives over 200 million dollars annually. The data is straight from the president's 2009 budget request and will be debated, amended, and approved by Congress to begin the fiscal year. All of the item circles are proportional in size to their spending totals and the percentage change from 2008 is included to spot trends and disproportion.

($24 per poster, 5000+ posters sold, revenue of over $120,000...wonder how much of the income generated by sales of "Death and Taxes" went to the government in the form of taxes?)

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