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Robert97 Wrote: Aug 05, 2012 1:28 PM
John, not quite right on GDP. Unemployment checks, food stamps, Social Security, and such, are considered "transfer payments," thus not part of GDP. The Government portion of GDP includes services the government is using, such as buying tanks and ships, research, government workers.
John Ransom, Finance Editor Wrote: Aug 05, 2012 2:47 PM
You are correct. My example was trying to illustrate why entitlements did not add to GDP.

Bill wrote: Where's the email? Who from and to whom? What did it say? This article is garbage as it provides no documentation. Not to mention that the source of the article has a bit of a slant.- Almost Union Free: ACLU, Union Caught in Reform Kill Plot

Dear Comrade Bill,

Did you really think I would write an article that goes to a million readers about a non-existent email? If you want a copy of the email and others like it, you can see this article by education expert Ben DeGrow. There are apparently a lot more just...