What shrinking government?

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August 8, 2011
OpenMarket.org
by Ryan Young  
Posted in Commentary

"Richard Cohen fretted that Tea Party activists have 'shrunk the government.' He need not worry. Federal spending has gone from $2.9 trillion in 2008 to $3.8 trillion in 2011. Thirty percent spending growth in three years is hardly shrinkage. Even under the Boehner plan, federal spending will continue to increase every year for at least the next decade." (08/08/11)

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