This activity and paper are your chance to change the Federal Budget for the coming year. Follow this link http://usa.abalancingact.com/ and explore the budget challenge in order to decide what areas will need to be trimmed, added to, or left alone. Upon entering the site there is a help button in the upper right corner of the page if you need further explanation on the site. The idea is to decide which programs will be cut or expanded and keep in mind this activity is the basis for your argument in the essay. After you have made your adjustments to the various programs and tax revenues then highlight and copy the information to an appendix in your paper. This summary will identify the areas of changes and will be worth a fair amount of the score on the essay. Be realistic about the changes you will be making in the budget. The essay will be a minimum of 1,000 words of discussion highlighted your proposed changes and the basis for your argument. For instance, you may conclude that there should be a reduction in entitlement spending and then you will identify the specific areas and the amount of the decrease (% and dollar value). What affect will this have on other areas of the budget? On the debt of the country? Please include sources.