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arielnietzsche: Real Government Consumption At Lowest Levels Since Pre-Bush I don’t usually quote Krugman, but this is interesting Source Obama, far from presiding over a huge expansion of government the way the right claims, has in fact presided over unprecedented austerity, largely driven by cuts at the state and local level. And it’s therefore... - http://silas216.tumblr.com/post...
arielnietzsche:
  
Real Government Consumption At Lowest Levels Since Pre-Bush
 
I don’t usually quote Krugman, but this is interesting
 
 
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Obama, far from presiding over a huge expansion of government the way the right claims, has in fact presided over unprecedented austerity, largely driven by cuts at the state and local level. And it’s therefore an amazing triumph of misinformation the way that lackluster economic performance has been interpreted as a failure of government spending.
 ~Paul Krugman
  
I understand that many people struggle to comprehend that under the Obama administration – government spending has actually gone down.  At a federal level – that’s not the case…they’re keeping states afloat.  At the federal level – they’re helping subsidize costs for states….but states have been cutting and cutting proving to have an anti-stimulative effect.  We can call it the Tea Party Halo effect.  And it does have a real impact on jobs…
 
And just a little reminder…under President Obama – government spending is lower than under Reagan.  Just sharing some facts.