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Not your grandfather’s America

There is a lot of talk these days about wealth and income inequality. Two items I heard on NPR’s Here and Now this afternoon drove home just how bad the problem is. 438 more words

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The Myth of "Reaganomics" Is Busted

Robbie Wilson 

         By the time I was born in April of 1981, our country was feeling the effects of a decade of rising inflation and unemployment rates, both in full force at the beginning of the Reagan administration. 2,203 more words

Alan Greenspan

"An Explosive Failure": Brownback 'Experiment' Blows Up Laboratory Of Democracy

When Louis Brandeis wrote in 1932 that a “single courageous state may, if its citizens choose, serve as a laboratory; and try novel social and economic experiments without risk to the rest of the country,” he was suggesting that state innovations might advance reform on the federal level. 687 more words

Republicans

Reagan Smash!

Quick poll: who here has heard of trickle-down economics? Hopefully most of you. Now who here actually believes it works at all? Anyone who does, let me know, I have a fantastic bridge related investment for you. 613 more words

The lion that roared

The lion that roared
By
Sarge

Now that Russian elements have shot down a Malaysian Airliner and the Malaysians actually KNOW where the wreckage is, the obvious comparisons between Obama’s and Reagan’s reactions to the crime have come to the fore. 692 more words

Our Current Inequality Began With President Ronald Reagan's Tax Cuts and Privatization for the Rich

The war against the middle class officially began during the reign of President Ronald Reagan, and also because of his policies. I’m suggesting that he was a part of this war, but his actions clearly allowed the war to commence. 117 more words

The Fat Cats Get Fatter

Upon the suggestion of my fellow eagle, Dan, I watched the documentary Inequality For All. This documentary evaluated the economic inequality in the United States of America today and compared it to the economies of the country’s yesteryears. 2,438 more words

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