Over the long term, our country faces an unsustainable mismatch…
Deficit cutting: The game
If the U.S. Treasury can’t borrow any more money, it’s going to have to make some tough choices. We thought we’d give you a try first.
The federal government projects it will have tax revenue of $172.4 billion for the month of August, but expenses of $306.7 billion. So what programs would you fund? And what would you cut?
Make your choices below. When you are finished, click “Evaluate” to see if you were able to balance the budget.
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