An amateurish attempt at explaining current events large and small.
Thursday, November 11, 2010
Revenues As A Percentage of GDP
Historically revenues as a percentage of GDP have averaged around 18%. Obama's deficit commission is proposing to elevate the federal government's take to 21%. Liberals are howling that this is to low. That is a pretty significant tax hike, I don't see how you can dismiss such a proposal as unserious as it pertains to the revenue side. If anything it's ambitious.