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    This is the part of the budget that lawmakers have to pass into law each year.
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    This shows federal tax revenue sources that fund the federal budget.
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    This shows how all federal dollars are spent, including discretionary and mandatory programs, and interest on the debt.
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    Ever wonder what happens to your taxes? This shows how each federal income tax dollar was spent last tax year.
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Pentagon Spending FY 2016: The Great Debate

President Obama, the House and Senate have all lined up with a whopping request for Pentagon and related spending of $613 billion. What alternative do we have to this bloated Pentagon budget?  

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