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American Defense Spending from 1792 to 2015

I was playing around with the data at and decided to share: We are still living in the aftermath of World War II.
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Ten maps that show how much time Americans spend grooming, eating, thinking and praying

Business & Finance : Ezra Klein (5 months ago)

The American Time Use Survey is a treasure trove of data for understanding how Americans spend their days. The survey is essentially a national diary of how we work, play, sleep and even groom ourselves. The data can be parsed at th... Read Post

Pentagon to Cut Army to Pre-World War II Levels

Politics / US Politics : Swampland (9 months ago)

The Pentagon’s proposed 2015 budget will call for a future American Army smaller than any since before World War II, although defense spending supporting the shrunken force will remain above Cold War levels. That is the paradox of U... Read Post

Twitter Digest: 2012-03-03

Business & Finance : Infecticious Greed (3 years ago)

Regime changes in action: American Defense Spending from 1792 to 2015 – -> Urban Dictionary: get a kennel -> Que? RT @rustlem: OH: "let's get on to twitter and gang up on @pkedrosky". cc @te... Read Post

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