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Subject:  Re: Facts are stubborn things Date:  11/29/2012  12:03 PM
Author:  MotleyFooley Number:  1840955 of 2016466

cjb44: "If you think facts are stubborn things, why not mention how tax revenue increased after the Bush tax cuts of 2001 and 2003...."

Summary of Receipts, in constant FY2005 dollars:

2000 - $2,310
2001 - $2,215
2002 - $2,028
2003 - $1,901
2004 - $1,949
2005 - $2,153
2006 - $2,324
2007 - $2,414

Summary of receipts, as % of GDP:

2000 - 20.6%
2001 - 19.5%
2002 - 17.6%
2003 - 16.2%
2004 - 16.1%
2005 - 17.3%
2006 - 18.2%
2007 - 18.5%

From http://www.taxpolicycenter.org/taxfacts/displayafact.cfm?Doc...

Using the first set of figures, you could make a case that it took 6 years from 2000 to 2006 in order