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Ted McLaughlin : Lies, Damned Lies, and Republicans

You lie. Graffiti art by Banksy.Our ‘true and false’ test:Exposing more Republican liesBy Ted McLaughlin / The Rag Blog / March 29, 2011 Since the heyday of the Reagan administration the Republican Party has been making the rules for the … finish reading Ted McLaughlin : Lies, Damned Lies, and Republicans

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Ted McLaughlin : These Jobs Won’t Cut It

We don’t just need jobs;We need good jobs By Ted McLaughlin / The Rag Blog / August 31, 2010 George Bush, with his policy of accelerated Reaganomics, made a real mess of the United States economy before he left office. … finish reading Ted McLaughlin : These Jobs Won’t Cut It

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Greg Moses : The Perry Laffer Kudlow Report

Whenever the Laffer idea takes hold, as it did in 1980 and 2001, taxes are generally cut to a level below their ability to keep up with actual costs of government. The result is a combination of easy money and … finish reading Greg Moses : The Perry Laffer Kudlow Report

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Reaganomics Lives : Now About Bailing Out Detroit…

Reagan: Hey, it’s not all bad.‘The third path is to set standards for the kind of cars we need, backed by a government commitment to buy them on the fleet level and serious tax credits for ordinary folks who buy … finish reading Reaganomics Lives : Now About Bailing Out Detroit…

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Juan Cole: Abolish Puritanism in Government Policy

The Great Reagan Pyramid Scheme Comes Crashing DownBy Juan Cole / October 15, 2008 The Republican Party that Nixon invented melded the moneyed classes of the Northeast with the white evangelicals of the South. This odd couple went on to … finish reading Juan Cole: Abolish Puritanism in Government Policy

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ECONOMICS : John McCain Has Embraced Republican Orthodoxy

The Enforcer: Ronald Reagan brought laissez-faire economics to government.Laissez-Faire Economics? It’s a Code Word for One-Sided InterventionsBy Steven Conn Steven Conn is a professor of history at Ohio State University and a writer for the History News Service. As he … finish reading ECONOMICS : John McCain Has Embraced Republican Orthodoxy

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The Death of Reaganomics

Barbara Dane et al / Reaganomics Blues. / Fuse 002Singing the Capitalism BluesBy E.J. Dionne / July 10, 2008 The biggest political story of 2008 is getting little coverage. It involves the collapse of assumptions that have dominated our economic … finish reading The Death of Reaganomics

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