slate asked for an illustration about tax time, so i got thinking about how happy uncle sam must get this time of year, all flush with american citizens’ tax money. speaking of which, have you filed yet?
slate: spend every dime!, by henry blodget
also, this week’s illustration friday topic is fortune. when i hear the word ‘fortune’ in april it’s hard not to think of tax season (the commercials on tv, the nerves, the forms, etc), so here’s sam and piggy bank: