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Bill Gates is an American programmer, inventor, business magnate, and philanthropist. Gates is the chairman of Microsoft, the world’s largest personal-computer software company.
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Government spending includes all government consumption and investment but excludes transfer payments made by a state.
Generally Accepted Accounting Principles are used to prepare, present and report financial statements for a wide variety of entities, including publicly traded and privately held companies, non-profit organizations, and government authorities.
In this article in the Washington Post, Erskine Bowles, co-chairman of the Simpson-Bowles commission and author, with Alan Simpson, of a series of deficit-reduction plans, presents his most recent proposal to reduce the deficit.
The main points of the Simpson-Bowles plan to reduce the deficit are summarized in a post by Ezra Klein of The Washington Post.
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