Horse sense is the thing a horse has which keeps it from betting on people. ~W.C. Fields
A Democrat calling for a tax increase; in other news the sky is blue.
"He who does not think himself worth saving from poverty and ignorance by his own efforts, will hardly be thought worth the efforts of anybody else." -- Frederick Douglass, Self-Made Men (1872)
More like tax revenues being REPLENISHED, after extremely unwise tax cuts since 1983.
I can only repeat former Senate Majority Leader Dole, who led the implementation of these tax cuts, along with Sen. Simpson of Simpson/Bowles fame.
The both called these tax cuts the very worst thing they did in their careers, after retiring of course .
Chemists Have Solutions .
A change in the Government spending as a % of GDP doesn't prove or disprove any cause and effect of that spending on GDP.
In fact, if, for example, Government spending resulted in an ROI of 50%, then the % of GDP would drop while Government spending increased. But if the government was shoveling that same cash into dead end projects like Solyndra and the private sector was in an oil boom you would get the same curve. Which scenario is your curve demonstrating? It doesn't say and I dare to venture a guess that you have no idea.
Give a man a fish and he eats for a day. Teach a man to fish and he stops voting for the Free Fish party.
There are two novels that can change a bookish fourteen-year old's life: The Lord of the Rings and Atlas Shrugged. One is a childish fantasy that often engenders a lifelong obsession with its unbelievable heroes, leading to an emotionally stunted, socially crippled adulthood, unable to deal with the real world. The other, of course, involves orcs.... John Rogers
What bothers me is the continued brainwashed statements by people like you who have no problem with the way Congress and the President spends our money so rather than correct the problem you want to throw more money at it. Brilliant liberal economics, feed the bear and hope he won't eat you