Template talk:U.S. deficit and debt topics

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I don't care for the image used in this sidebar. It doesn't convey the topic and is too wide for a sidebar. Morphh (talk) 0:02, 15 April 2010 (UTC)

It is also in non-deflated dollars, so there is no meaningful interpretation of the y-axis.018 (talk) 18:00, 5 April 2012 (UTC)
I think this one would be good, directly from the CBO.Farcaster (talk) 23:47, 5 April 2012 (UTC)
CBO-Spending and Revenue as % GDP
How about something that can be read/understood in the template, before clicking on it? 018 (talk) 16:47, 10 April 2012 (UTC)
I agree. This image is fairly useless for a navbox. I would favor removing it. Kaldari (talk) 19:44, 1 October 2013 (UTC)
Also since it is the first image that appears in many articles, at first glance some people are going to assume that it's an illustration for the article they are viewing (rather than for the navbox). If we are going to have an illustration for the navbox, it should be more generic, IMO, so probably not a chart. I'm going to go ahead and remove it in the meantime unless anyone has a better idea. Kaldari (talk) 09:58, 17 October 2013 (UTC)

Cumulative Deficit?

Cumulative budget deficits do not equal debt, because there are various off-budget ways of spending money and increasing the debt without the money affecting the budget deficit. — Preceding unsigned comment added by 75.189.241.25 (talk) 03:00, 5 August 2011 (UTC)








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