. . . taken from today's Wall Street Journal . . . 1.) Big US drug makers spent $2.8 Billion on advertising in 2001 Guess who pays for that! 2.) The US federal government notched a $64.24 billion budget deficit in March. 3.) Total spending in current fiscal year through the end of March was $1,012,590,000,000 . Total receipts for same period: $878,940,000,000 4.) Total spending for same period last year: $946,560,000,000. Will spending ever decrease?