24 Cents Annually for the Arts: Taxpayer's Receipt
At The Washington Post, Ezra Klein suggests that taxpayers should get receipts with breakdowns of what they're paying for what. Klein offers a sample receipt for a taxpayer earning $34,140, coincidentally almost exactly what I make:
I'm paying 24 cents for funding for the arts (don't spend it all in one place, artists) and roughly 2606times that for Medicare. I hope all the anti-tax Tea Party recipients of Medicare appreciate my contribution. Via swirlspice.