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- OK, seriously: if we adjust for inflation, and the rate of government growth in so-called "real dollars" is more than 4 times the rate of population growth, what in the name of heaven are we spending all that money on?
- Since GDP increased 65% over the period in question, if that's the actual baseline for necessary government services, why is it true that the massive bulk of the growth in Federal Spending is not in services which support or accompany the change in GDP?
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