Budget Hero: (Educational) Game Battle

If you ever wanted to control where your tax dollars go, this is your chance. The folks over at NPR affiliate American Public Media created this game to let ordinary Americans balance (or attempt to balance) the budget. Want to bring the troops home immediately, increase clean energy research and add a public healthcare option? See what happens. Want to make the Bush-era tax cuts permanent, repeal Obamacare and eliminate federal education spending? Just try it and see what happens to the debt in 20 years. (Via)

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