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The Information You Must Understand

Posted by A Hamilton on March 29, 2009

This excellent slide show captures the essential information that every citizen needs to undertstand about our government. It is based on official Congressional Budget Office (CBO) information. It reveals a number of scary and appalling trends in our nation’s finance.

Here’s a little preview. The chart shows historical and CBO prohections of the federal government budget deficit as a percentage of GDP:

Budget Deficit

More on the implications of this later…. As well as an urgent policy recommendation from yours truly. Suffice to say, if the trend holds, future generations of Americans will suffer tremedously. Our current path simply is not sustainable.

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