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Don't be deluded by government scare tactics over sequestration

...bring our already-sluggish economy to a standstill. Small businesses in the United States represent half of the gross national product and, more importantly, provide about 65 percent of all employment. CITY AND COUNTY governments, local school...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2013-03-10/dont-be-deluded-
Republicans should back a single-payer health-care system

...as the insurance companies continue to maximize their profits under Obamacare.Health care as a proportion of gross national product ? already completely out of control ? will continue to rise. The government will see greater red ink along with...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2013-06-23/republicans-shou
U.N. official's comment hits nerve of American charity

...that money is compared to gross national product. The chief of U.S. Agency...way, as a percentage of gross national product, the OECD's figures on...donated even 1 percent of its gross national product. Norway was highest, at...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/12/29/liv_438434.shtml
Life & style
Nation careens toward fiscal crisis

...federal deficit is! All presidents from Truman on have reduced the gross national debt as a percentage of the gross national product except for Reagan, Bush I and Bush II. These three have increased the percentage from 22 percent to 63 percent...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/03/29/let_448755.shtml
Letters
No country weepers on latest effort by Ryan Adams

...bar tab for a summit between two generations of notorious rock 'n' roll party animals must have approached the gross national product of some small nations. But all is not as it seems. The next day, Adams insists it was a low-key evening...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/11/04/mus_388366.shtml
Music
In a troubled world, America still has a multitude of strengths

...creative and entrepreneurial factors that define the United States today.- Largest economy. At $14 trillion, our Gross National Product is the largest in the world. You must add up the three next largest -- Japan ($5.5 trillion), China...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/2010-02-19/troubled-world-america-still-has-multitu
Opinion columns
A look at the 20th Century: 1959

...Korean War and then serious recessions in 1954 and 1958. By 1959, things were looking up -- and ahead. The gross national product, a mere $285 billion in 1950, stood at $485 billion at the close of 1959, despite a massive steel strike...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/08/01/met_266869.shtml
Metro | Augusta National Golf Club
Abortion, Social Security crises related

...murdered in the U.S. since Roe v. Wade, more than 32 million would now be age 20 or older, contributing to our gross national product, paying income taxes and FICA taxes. Abortion violates the right to life, a condition upon which all our other...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/12/26/let_35843.shtml
Letters
Greece could be showing us our future

...aid.To comprehend Greece's chronic situation, one need only look at its total national debt relative to its gross national product. It is 160 percent, a historically dangerous ratio and clearly unsustainable.Japan's ratio is high as well...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2011-05-12/greece-could-be-showing-
Letters
Our defenses sag

...but defense monies had already been slashed beyond all reason even before the deal was made. As a percent of gross national product the pact ensures defense spending will decline even further between now and 2002 - to the smallest point since...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/05/17/edi_208446.shtml
Editorials