Try your hand at solving our nation's budget - just click on the cuts/changes you wish to make and watch the money pile up. It's comforting to know that, if we have the political will, it's possible to balance our budget again.
Yeah, yeah - I know the article is ten days old; I'm slowing down in my old age. There's a follow-up story that reports on what the more and less popular choices are. Divisions are what I would expect given the rhetoric on each side - some want only cuts, others want a mix of cuts and tax increases.
(originally via k wray)