War Resisters League Releases 2005 Pie Chart for U.S. Budget

The War Resisters League has updated their analysis of government spending for the federal budget, featuring this pie chart:

The War Resisters League 2005 Federal Budget Pie Chart

The little hard-to-read slice in the bottom center is the $50 billion in additional funding for the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq that the White House didn’t include in its budget but plans to request after the election is safely past.

You can compare this to last year’s chart, which I discussed in ’s Picket Line.


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