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Subject:  Re: A High-Speed Rail $53 Billion Plan Date:  2/11/2011  2:59 PM
Author:  TellsTheTruth Number:  554055 of 877026

Unfortunately, GDP per capita overstates the prosperity of countries with high levels of government spending, because it treats every dollar as if they are equivalent.

So generally speaking, government spending is a good thing then.

Looking forward to seeing that rail line built.

Regards, TTT.

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