quote: 3) I can't BELIEVE you listed Germany in the 'capitalist' category. I could write a book on that. Go compare taxation, social services, government involvement in the economy and government involvement over social issues and then we ought to be able to agree that most of Europe is firmly in the 'socialist' category -- and indeed, they seem to be quite proud of it!
quote: America's government is responsible for 18.4% of GDP as of 2001 (and is likely approximately the same now)
quote: Oops again. Federal outlays in 1992 were $1,381 billion. In 2000, Clinton's last year in office, they were $1,788 billion, nearly a 30% increase
quote: Your statement that Clinton "dropped Government spending" was incorrect