Why is government spending so low?

Auctioneers, truck drivers, truck dealers and other businesses are all paying record low prices.

In the past, the price of a piece of junk had been inversely related to the size of its inventories.

But the government has cut its spending by about 50% in the past five years, largely as a result of a surge in prescription drug prices, and it’s no longer the only way to sell cars.

Here’s a look at why.

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