Be the Budget

Here’s a flash game that lets you play with the budget. A number of policies actions are presented, and then their effects are visualized. The policies are sorted into the following categories: Defense & Diplomacy, Schools & Kids, Science & Nature, Housing & Living, Misc., Infrastructure, Health Care, Social Security, Interest (nothing you can do about that), and finally Taxes. It really drives home how much medical cost to the government is going to be a problem. I look at it and think, we need to reduce the benefits we pay out. I imagine Obama supporters look at in and think, we need to take over this industry to reduce costs.


One Response to Be the Budget

  1. Evan says:

    This game is rather a joke, of course, because it uses static scoring. Still, if it wakes people up to the amount of SS and Medicare spending…

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