Total Government Spending in the United States as a Percentage of Gross Domestic Product

A fascinating chart.  Government spent less than 5% of GDP in 1905.  By the last year of George Bush, we were pushing 30%.

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http://www.usgovernmentspending.com/downchart_gs.php?year=1903_2010&view=1&expand=&units=p&fy=fy10&chart=F0-fed&bar=0&stack=1&size=m&title=US%20Government%20Spending%20As%20Percent%20Of%20GDP&state=US&color=c&local=s

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