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half-century of government spending.

John S. Sinclair

half-century of government spending.

Delivered before the North Central Conference of the National Industrial Conference Board, Cleveland, Ohio, December 13, 1949.

by John S. Sinclair

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Published by National Industrial Conference Board in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • United States -- Appropriations and expenditures.

    • Edition Notes

      Cover title.

      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHJ7537 .S5
      The Physical Object
      Pagination16 p.
      Number of Pages16
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6073822M
      LC Control Number50014146
      OCLC/WorldCa6751505

      In , all state and local government spending accounted for % of GDP, with the state and local government-financed portion of health spending accounting for . The history of the United States from through includes the climax and victory of the Civil Rights Movement; the escalation and ending of the Vietnam War; the drama of a generational revolt with its sexual freedoms and use of drugs; and the continuation of the Cold War, with its Space Race to put a man on the Moon. The economy was prosperous and expanding until the recession of

      While the massive expenditure has significantly reduced poverty among senior citizens, poverty rates for all other adults and for children are no lower today than they were a half century ago. Since World War II, total federal spending as a share of the nation’s output of goods and services has increased from 15 to 21 percent. This was my first book, published in Barbarians shot to the top of the bestseller list in British Columbia and hit #1. Over-budget fast ferries; a faked provincial budget known as the "fudge it" budget; tilted labour legislation and attempts by the provincial government to skirt the law. All that and much more are chronicled in this book.

      As the veteran columnist Walter Lippmann, whose book The Good Society partly inspired the framing and naming of Johnson’s domestic agenda, . TAX POLICY CENTER BRIEFING BOOK 2/4 How does the federal government spend its money? FEDERAL BUDGET Background Q. How does the federal government spend its money? A. About 63 percent of federal spending in was for programs not subject to regular budget re-view, while nearly 30 percent covered.


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