Mercatus looks at mandatory spending levels
This graphic should give even the most ardent supporter of expanded government spending pause.
Mandatory spending is set to eat up 82% of the federal budget in the next few decades. Discretionary spending will (of course) then shrink to only 18%.
If we don’t get this under control immediately, we’re in for a massive, system-wide collapse.
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