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Elizabeth Warren: We Need Much Higher Government Spending to Keep Up with China

killer_bees Wrote: Aug 01, 2012 9:32 PM
Of course we need more spending. Do you palefaces know the cost of a wigwam, longhouse, or tepee? I don't, but think is considerably more than $24 and a handful of beads.
Lars795 Wrote: Aug 01, 2012 10:05 PM
And she can also be the one to tell all the Indians that she and the dems are going to tax all the Indian owned/operated casino's at 75%.

I'm flabbergasted:
 


Here we have a woman who looks at our $16 Trillion national debt and thinks, we simply must spend far more. After all, China (coincidentally our top foreign creditor) spends roughly 9 percent of their GDP on infrastructure, whereas we spend "just" 2.4 percent on similar projects.  We can "do better," she says.  The New York Sun's Ira Stoll spoils the statist party by pointing to a minor arithmetic-related complication:
 

The first problem is mathematical. U.S. gross domestic...