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Trivia Tidbit of the Day: Part 736 -- Texas State Spending Among Lowest.

Fiscal Responsibility-

Despite what certain negative Texas politicians say, government spending in Texas as a percentage of Gross State Product is extremely low in Texas:

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Texas has it right when it comes to keeping government spending under control-- one of the very lowest levels of spending as a percentage of Gross State Product in the country. Even in these difficult economic times, Texas balanced its budget for 2010. Meanwhile, Obama announced yet another budget with massive deficits:

The deficit for this year would surge to a record-breaking $1.56 trillion, topping last year's then unprecedented $1.41 trillion gap. The deficit would remain above $1 trillion in 2011 although the president proposed to institute a three-year budget freeze on a variety of programs outside of the military and homeland security as well as increasing taxes on energy producers and families making more than $250,000.

Very different ways of doing things. Very different results.

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