Thursday, April 13, 2006

Wheeee! Another Record!

Government spending hit a new record in March 2006! Guess when the previous record was set? In February 2006. I like to see the party of the small government get records. Next we will have to order a gigantic bathtub for Grover Norquist, the wingnut who wants to drown the government in a bathtub.

But the economy is doing real good. Why don't we see more happy cheery faces then? Billmon explains it by using two succinct little graphs. I have stolen them here because they make my blog look livelier and more knowing, although I'm not 100% sure that the profit graph is in constant dollars, too:

For a graph that is about something different but still interesting, click here.