Graph of the Day for September 4, 2010

"America, we are better than these last eight years."  Barack Obama, August 2008.

When the GOP Wrote Federal Budgets


Sources:  OMB and CBO.  (WOT is War-On-Terror.)


Hoven's Index for September 4, 2010

Federal receipts in 2009:  14.8% of GDP

Federal outlays in 2009:  24.6% of GDP

Years since 1933 that Republicans controlled the House, Senate and Presidency:  6 

Years that Democrats controlled all three:  34

Years the Democrats controlled both houses of Congress:  56

Sources:  OMB and US Senate.  (Considering the Senate was split in 2001 and 2002.)

Graph of the Day Archive
"America, we are better than these last eight years."  Barack Obama, August 2008.

When the GOP Wrote Federal Budgets


Sources:  OMB and CBO.  (WOT is War-On-Terror.)


Hoven's Index for September 4, 2010

Federal receipts in 2009:  14.8% of GDP

Federal outlays in 2009:  24.6% of GDP

Years since 1933 that Republicans controlled the House, Senate and Presidency:  6 

Years that Democrats controlled all three:  34

Years the Democrats controlled both houses of Congress:  56

Sources:  OMB and US Senate.  (Considering the Senate was split in 2001 and 2002.)

Graph of the Day Archive

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