One STP flier on why Obama’s health insurance reform proposal should fail:
The statistics on fiscal year 2008 US spending, debt, debt repayment, etc., are from a US Treasury Dept press release dated October 14, 2008. (The fiscal year runs from October through September.)
The graph below, used to show entitlement spending projections, is from the Government Accountability Office’s Citizen’s Guide to the 2008 Financial Report of the United States Government, which is a PDF file. The graph is on page 7.
The cost estimates are from the CBO’s latest estimate on July 17.
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