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Simply point out that his figures are not adjusted for inflation or population growth.  Unfortunately, neither are the CBO figures you cite, which makes the relationship unclear.  

Percent of GDP figures aren't very meaningful because they reflect GDP changes - recessions, booms, as much as tax changes.

by tyronen on Fri Jan 6th, 2006 at 05:18:30 PM EST

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