An Oreo explanation of the Federal Budget
by Daniel H. Steinberg
Related link: http://ww11.e-tractions.com/truemajority/run/oreo?rd=436
Ben Cohen (of Ben and Jerries) has founded
True Majority and asks that you "give us two minutes a month, we'll give you a better world." Take a few minutes this month to see his explanation of the US budget using oreo cookies.
Where would you place the cookies?
Are those accurate cookies?
The numbers in the video are from the federal budget. But education is mostly a state or local responsibility (as opposed to defense, which is entirely a federal responsibility). So it feels a little misleading: the entire defense budget is being contrasted to a partial budget for education.