Where Does the Money Go? Rev Ed: Your Guided Tour to the Federal Budget Crisis

Paperback | January 18, 2011

byScott Bittle

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“A book that manages to be entertaining and irreverent while serving as an informative primer on a subject that is crucial to the future of all Americans.”
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Before you vote in a national election, you should ask yourself: Where Does the Money Go? The acclaimed and essential work by Scott Biddle and Jean Johnson has been updated to reflect the recent financial crisis and the sweeping legislation passed by the Obama administration in its first years. Nonpartisan and well-balanced, Where Does the Money Go? is a candid, eye-opening, and delightfully irreverent guide to the ongoing federal budget crisis that breaks-down into plain English exactly what the Fat Cats in Washington, D.C. are arguing about.<_o3a_p>

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“A book that manages to be entertaining and irreverent while serving as an informative primer on a subject that is crucial to the future of all Americans.” —New York Times Before you vote in a national election, you should ask yourself: Where Does the Money Go? The acclaimed and essential work by Scott Biddle and Jean Johnson has been ...

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Revised and Updated to Include the Probable Effects of the Great Recession, the Government Stimulus, and President Obama's Health Care OverhaulFederal debt will affect your savings, your retirement, your mortgage, your health care, and your children. How well do you understand the government decisions that will end up coming out of you...

Scott Bittle is an award-winning journalist, policy analyst, and web producer who has written extensively about the federal budget, energy, and foreign policy.Jean Johnson writes frequently about public opinion and public policy and is the author ofYou Can’t Do It Alone, a book on how parents, teachers, and students see education issue...
Format:PaperbackDimensions:368 pages, 8 × 5.31 × 0.86 inPublished:January 18, 2011Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0062023470

ISBN - 13:9780062023476

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“If you are going to buy just one book in this presidential election year...consider Where Does the Money Go?…. A book that manages to be entertaining and irreverent while serving as an informative primer on a subject that is crucial to the future of all Americans.”