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At the rate the federal government spends, it runs out of money on July 31. What programs should be cut to balance the budget and fund the government for the remaining five months of the year? Cutting NASA might buy two days; cutting the Navy could buy fifteen. It seems that balancing the budget may require more than just cutting government programs. What should be done?

Subjects:

  • Social Studies > United States Government
  • Social Studies > Economics
  • Social Studies > Current Events

Education Levels:

  • Grade 11
  • Grade 12
  • Higher Education

Keywords:

government spending, federal debt, federal deficit, government debt, deficit, debt

Language:

English

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