A Progress Bar For The Stimulus

If watching the federal government spend nearly $800 billion in stimulus money feels, to you, like watching an old computer try to download music, you will like what the folks at ProPublica have done--they've created a Stimulus Progress Bar, which tracks the spending, accompanied by a breakdown of the federal agencies the money went through. Right now, $70 billion has been spent, $122 billion is in process, and $389 billion is left (that only adds up to $703 billion--that's because $212 billion of the total package were tax cuts).