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  •  Your chart shows government spending (6+ / 0-)

    but keep in mind, in the 50's there weren't
    massive amounts of Federal dollars being spent on Social Security and Medicare and paying for electric wheelchairs and college loans, etc.  There WAS a far higher percentage of dollars being spent on technology and infra-structure (Interstae highways, NASA, etc).

    "we must guard against the acquisition of unwarranted influence, whether sought or unsought, by the military-industrial complex" Dwight D. Eisenhower

    by bobdevo on Tue Feb 17, 2009 at 07:02:26 PM PST

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