The Perot Charts website had a graph of the growth of the U.S. economy:
Therefore, when U.S. government spending is based as a percentage to the U.S. economy, the following trend develops:
A projection of what the spending will look like in the future:
To view additional information and charts, click on U.S. Government Spending as a Percentage of Gross Domestic Product 1980 – 2007.
Patrick Henry had the following graph:
To read the entire article, click on government spending is NOT out of control.