"GROSS" INCOME of government is now 1/3rd "TAX" income and 2/3rds NON-TAX income derived from: return on INVESTMENTS and money generated from government Enterprise projects.
Any Company or in fact Country can be "made" or "broken" through the use of those government investment funds. China just cut off further new US "Government" investments, now several trillion dollars worth in China so that would not happen. China learned by seeing what happened to Mexico then Russia.
A complete government and (taken over by government) syndicated news media blackout has existed for over 60 years and it started back in 1946.