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UK deficit and protest

It is not reassuring to read the ten above us are: Marshall Islands, West Bank, Gaza Strip, Eritrea, Bhutan, Iraq, Afghanistan and the Maldives. http://www.photius.com/rankings/economy/budget_deficit_pct_of_gdp_2010_0.html This Guardian Data Blog article shows we have the highest Deficit in Europe (click on the graphic to start the Many Eyes chart. http://www.guardian.co.uk/news/datablog/2010/may/27/debt-deficit-oecd-countries-data They have also put the raw data in to a Google Speadsheet, see the second tab https://spreadsheets.google.com/ccc? key=0AonYZs4MzlZbdDZsU2k2VEQ2elkwcnNDOTNHS3 This Telegraph article says we are the third worse in Europe after Greece and Ireland http://www.telegraph.co.uk/finance/financialcrisis/7269629/Britains-deficit-third-worst-in-the-world-table.html Looking at time rather than other countries, this Guardian image shows very clearly that our deficit is worse than it has ever been but quite a way http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Guardian/Pix/photobylines/2011/2/22/1298400212637/Budget-deficits-graphic-008.jpg Again, a spreadsheet with the data: https://spreadsheets0.google.com/ccc?