What America Buys

In: Culture History Housing

9 Apr 2012

I think the change over time is the most interesting.

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2 Responses to What America Buys



April 10th, 2012 at 5:37 pm

What would be useful here is an indexed scale. I.e. How does 11.7% in 1949 compare to 3.6% in 2011. Nonetheless an index of volumes (# bananas or # square feet of housing or duration/quality of commuting activities.



April 18th, 2012 at 1:06 pm

Taxes, folks. How much for: income tax; social security; property taxes; sales tax; state income tax? Tax freedom day comes in April or May — meaning over 30% of US income goes to the government. Are we getting what we pay for?

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