Friday, November 26, 2010

Historic time lines - USA economy

Various ref. links

( provided for the ref. links, wiki site use caution or general logic )

( some opinion included )

( some opinion included )

...mix of right, left, center, up, down, and sideways news site articles. :-)

"......2001, the last time the government produced a budget surplus. Every year after that, the government has been in the red. In 2004, the deficit swelled to a record $413 billion. ",2933,296930,00.html,2933,109026,00.html

"....He [ Bush ] was told by Hank Paulson and Ben Bernanke that this depression could be worse than the Great Depression"
( some opinion )

It's the Economy, Stupidly
( some opinion )

All Econ. data from [ debt, spending....etc ] 1968-2007, see CBO site for 2007-current

( 2001 projection ) U.S. economy outlook 2000-2010

Signs of the economy starting to weaken, not directly blaming the administration.
Including historic data sources, plus war(s) spending is/was a major factor.

?? $4.14 billion per day since September 28, 2007 ??
Historic Economy data / links

( some opinion ),9171,1692027,00.html

( some opinion )

Government Spending Chart in United States 1990-2010

US War Timeline, 1990 - 2010 ( rather interesting reading [ war data] )
"...Since 2003, the United States has reported obligating about $642 billion for U.S. military operations in Iraq and provided about $24 billion for training, equipment, supplies, facility construction, and other services for Iraqi security forces..."