A Day in the Life of the World's Big Spender

McClain Jr., James W.
February 1982
National Review;2/19/1982, Vol. 34 Issue 3, p162
This article presents information on the government spending in the U.S. The biggest contributor to the inflation problem is Uncle Sam. The journal "The Commerce Business Daily," is published by the Department of Commerce on government spending in the U.S. It is Uncle Sam's classified-ads newspaper, and it makes for some fascinating reading and gives an understanding of where the tax dollars are going. The Department of the U.S. Postal Service announced it will spend $625,000 for the interior painting of the Main Post Office in Baltimore, Maryland. Castle Air Force Base in California offers $400,000 for the designs, cost estimates, and performance schedule for their new Arts and Crafts Center.


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