Sunday, July 09, 2006


Death and Taxes:

A visual look at where your tax dollars go
by Jesse Bachman

In a post The Awesome Power of Data Visualization
on the blog Occam's Razor, Avinash Kaushik writes: 'The visual you see above represents how the US government spends it budget. Talk about representing something extremely complex that perhaps very few people in the US government have a handle on. It took Jesse a full year to produce this visual. Jesse’s self state goal was: “Most people are unaware of how much of their taxes fund our military, and those aware are often misinformed. Well here it is. Laid out, easy to read and compare. With data straight from the White House.”
You can find the full size version here

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