Tag Archive: regulations

Jul
27

Where’s the Growth?

You Didn’t Build That The government reported today that GDP growth in the second quarter was a mere 1.5%.  The average growth rate over the last two years has been 2.1%.  From 1950 through 2011, the economy averaged a growth rate of 3.3%.  The economy that has been growing more slowly than normal is now …

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Nov
02

Capitalism: Shaken, not Stirred

GSE’s + Government Corporations + Government Agencies = Capitalism?  Now that really is some fuzzy math.  Government spending accounts for 38.9% of US GDP (all levels of US government) according to the Heritage Foundation.  That means there are 121 other countries in the world where the government plays a smaller percentage role in direct spending …

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