“Congressman Erik: just say no.”
Erik’s on the warpath over that darned image we got for the listener Q&A, so Xander and Erik are going to talk about how the US government actually spends its money. Prepare to be surprised!
Discretionary vs mandatory vs interest expense, w/ brekaout of discretionary spending: https://geopoliticalfutures.com/implications-us-debt-1/
Breakout of discretionary spending: https://www.thebalance.com/current-us-discretionary-federal-budget-and-spending-3306308