It’s kind of shocking to see that Social Security hasn’t really budged as a proportion of the federal budget in the last quarter century. International Affairs is exactly where you’d expect it, though.
Via NPR’s Planet Money team, this is very cool:
If you’ve been paying attention, you’ll know to look for Medicaid/Medicare down at the bottom undergoing massive growth. And as for defense, there’s clearly something to be said for ending the cold war (though, we could probably cut further still).