-The opposite of the argument you made earlier in your very same post. Admittedly, the argument is wrong, so I could believe this one.
-However, if higher spending artificially inflates this metric, it means that, because we have had high spending for decades and extremely high spending of late so our tax by GDP metric would have been overinflated, the US government is recieving taxes at an absurdly low rate compared to what we should be.
Please stop fabricating claims for your arguments.
Also, please try to actually read sources so that you understand what you are talking about.
TheProf, I get the distinct impression that you are completely uninterested in actually holding a discussion in good faith. Your arguments are disjointed and it doesn't look like you read either my citations, or even your own. You seem more interested in making silly, Fox-style talking points than making any meaningful discussion.
20 bucks isn't going to get spent more than a few times before someone saves it - likely as an investment - and it stops moving through the economy in liquid form.