We hear it all the time. Politicians throw around BIG NUMBERS to make their ideas sound awesome or make the other guy's ideas sound awful.
My $34 BILLION program will save our very country!
That $34 BILLION program will bankrupt this country!
The problem is, our brains aren't wired to deal with big numbers like these. It's hard to judge the costs and benefits of a given policy.
But what if we compared these numbers with something you manage every day...
Your own money.
FedBudge.com demystifies the Federal budget so we can budge partisan gridlock.