The November 2010 US Treasury Monthly Statement shows that at the end of the second month of the USA 2011 accounting year:
The deficit is $290 billion for the 2011 year to date (ytd) vs $296 for the 2010 ytd.
spending is $586 billion for the 2011 ytd vs $566 for the 2010 ytd
revenue is $295 billion for the 2011 ytd vs $269 for the 2010 ytd.
Revenue up, spending up – deficit about the same.