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“People constantly speak of the government doing this or that, as they might speak of God doing it. But the government is really nothing but a group of men, and usually they are very inferior men. They may have some better man working for them, but they themselves are seldom worthy of any respect.”     H. L. Mencken

April 29, 2009

One Of These Things Is Not Like The Others

by Brad Warbiany

One of these things doesn’t belong:

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Graph c/o Ezra Klein

I’d say government would be considered “countercyclical”, but unfortunately it doesn’t shrink when the economy is growing.


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