The Washington Post looks at the shifting national budget over the past 40 years. Be sure to keep scrolling past the first overall to see the funding for departments separately. The consistent vertical scale works well.
Shifting national budget
Chart Type Used
Life expectancy changes
The data goes back to 1960 and up to the most current estimates for 2009. Each line represents a country.
Interactive: When Do Americans Leave For Work?
We don’t all start our work days at the same time, despite what morning rush hour might have you think.