The Perot Charts website had a graph of the growth of the U.S. economy: Click on the chart below to see an enlarged, clearer chart. Therefore, when U.S. government spending is based as a percentage to the U.S. economy, the following trend develops: Click on the chart below to see an enlarged, clearer chart. A […Full Article]
Perot Charts illustrated the following: Click on the chart below to see an enlarged, clearer chart. To view additional information and charts, click on U.S. Federal Government Spending as a Percentage to the U.S. Economy, How the Federal Government Spends Money, or U.S. Government Spending 1968 – 2007.
“The size of state and local government that maximizes the growth rate in GDP is 11.42 percent.” “In 1993, state and local spending was 15.68 percent of GDP” To read additional information on the federal government and whether it should downsize, click on Should the U.S. Federal Government Downsize to Increase Economic Output? (and Additional […Full Article]
The Joint Economic Committee Study done by the United States Congress in 1998 illustrated the impact of federal government size on the economy. The following chart shows 10-year growth rates in the economy since 1799. The average growth rate of the economy for any 10-year period since 1799 is 49.12%. Therefore, the growth rate of […Full Article]
The Armey Curve was developed by United States Representative Richard Armey. The term describes the concept that in anarchy [when there exists no government], the economic output of a country is low, and in a country where all decisions are made by government, economic output of the country is low. Therefore, a mix of private […Full Article]
According to the 2001 report by the United States General Accounting Office, the Planned Parenthood Federation of America and its affiliates received $184 million in 1999 and $196 million in 2000 in federal funds. The entire report may be read by clicking on Reproductive Health: Federal Funds That Supported Four Nonprofit Organizations. According to a […Full Article]
According to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Public Law 91-572, “Population Research and Voluntary Family Planning Programs,” was enacted as Title X of the Public Health Service Act, commonly referred to as Title X, or Title X Family Planning program. Title X was enacted in 1970, signed into law by Richard Nixon, […Full Article]