Here's an interesting article from National Review Online written by Ernest S. Christian and Gary A. Robbins.
The authors detail how much $1 in tax revenue and $1 in spending really costs. Here's a sample:
- The secret is beginning to leak out — but only barely. Voters are still being misled and government is still taxing and spending on the false assumptions that $1 spent on a bridge-to-nowhere costs $1 in tax revenue, and that $1 in government tax revenue costs the private economy only $1.