Top 5 Federal Government Expenditures

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The federal government is great at spending money. Currently it spends

$3.7 Trillion while only taking in $3.3 Trillion in revenues. So lets take a look at the 5 most expensive expenditures this past year via Forbes.com:

1) Medicare and Medicaid–$995.75 billion

2) Social Security–$884.47 billion

3) Defense–$583.33 billion

4) Federal pensions–$253.73 billion

5) Net interest on the debt–$221.54 billion

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