How much is that again?

If you've seen my Whiteboards, you'll know I'm a fan of anything that simplifies complex terms. I've been puzzling over the Obama administration's much-trumpeted plan to cut $100 million dollars out of the federal budget. Is that a big cut or not?

Marketplace reporter Jeremy Hobson sent me a Youtube video that puts the cuts in context in a whimsical way.

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