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Where does the government spending happen?

by Jeremy Lawrence

Have you ever wondered where the spending in government takes place? How is it that we can take in so much money and yet still spend more than what we take in?

Look no further than the Bureau of the Fiscal Service for a report on where the money went. If you look at it closely, you will see something that might even shock you, but it shouldnt. According to the report, the government spends over $2 Trillion on benefits for people from the government. How did this happen? ( read more here )

(accompanying picture by flickr user Tracy O, license here )