Don’t mind the man behind the curtain

This entry goes in the “Don’t believe everything you read and hear” bucket. I don’t appreciate being told one thing by politicians when the world around me tells me something very different. Take the recent debate about the level of Federal spending and how it relates to you and me. If you’re like me and just can’t reconcile the reality that the economy is putting a drag on your household budget but then told by politicians that “We can afford to do more”, here’s a bit of chart reality

and a good analysis of this data is here: http://finance.yahoo.com/news/A-Close-Look-Under-the-Hood-etfguide-3224305274.html?x=0&.v=1

The reality is that government spending has ramped significantly over the past 2 years as a function of personal income in magnitude that has not been experienced since Jimmy Carter was in office in the mid 70’s. But don’t mind the man behind the curtain, it’s all in your mind and you really can spend a lot more.

Yeah. Right.

A man lacking in sense pledges
And becomes guarantor in the presence of his neighbor. ”   — Proverbs 17:18

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About Steve Ledford
Christian, husband, father, businessman, engineer, and all around regular guy. I have travelled some uncommon paths in life. Over the course of time I have found that truth is always simple, without exception. My life's purpose is to find it, live it, and speak it.

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