The folks over at The Independent Institute, who do such a terrific job of critically examining social and economic issues based upon a commitment to human worth and dignity, have developed a Government Cost Calculator.
The way the calculator works is that a visitor inputs one's level of educational attainment, age, and annual income. Hit "enter" and presto: your share of 2014 federal spending, your estimated federal taxes, and your share of the national debt...for this year, your estimated lifespan, and the nation's future.
Let the discussion begin...
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