And spent $6,638 on guns and ammo, but cuts to that part of the family budget are ruled right out. In fact, they're looking to spend more.Boing Boing wrote:Philip Greenspun divided the U.S. 2011 federal budget by 100,000,000 and wrote a little parable:Understanding Congress's solution to the federal deficit problem"We have a family that is spending $38,200 per year. The family's income is $21,700 per year. The family adds $16,500 in credit card debt every year in order to pay its bills. After a long and difficult debate among family members, keeping in mind that it was not going to be possible to borrow $16,500 every year forever, the parents and children agreed that a $380/year premium cable subscription could be terminated. So now the family will have to borrow only $16,120 per year.
heh. Good luck with that, guys.