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"What The Godfather Of Reaganomics Gets Wrong": Wink, Wink, Nudge, Nudge; More Distorted Reagan Nostalgia

Chris Christie just announced a big tax-cut plan. Well, of course he did. Offering such proposals is de rigueur for Republican presidential candidates. And it pretty much has been since the Reagan presidency. 947 more words

Republicans

The Confessions of an 11th Hour Hippie

(Note: I posted this on a Facebook Group earlier. After reading it again, I thought to myself: “What the hell!! This is going on my Blog as well!!) 715 more words

Spring Ahead

I saw you on the highway’s other side

Just as fast and blessed by knowing, where you go cannot be stolen

Your feet declare, and the world comes to you… 271 more words

Poetry

Worse than Takers

There isn’t a clean way to measure who might be a so-called “maker” versus the presumed counterpart, the “taker”, but let’s accept the premise that some of us “take” more than we “make.” 565 more words

Politics

Reagan's Farewell Address, 1989: or, Common Sense

Welcome to part 2 of our close reading of President Ronald Reagan’s Farewell Address of January 11, 1989. Here we pick up from where we left off in part 1 with Reagan explaining the “American miracle” that won him the respect, at last, of all those aristocrats at the G7 meeting in Ottawa. 1,251 more words

Politics

Black America Regressing Under Obama; Prospered Under Reagan

Black America Regressing Under Obama; Prospered Under Reagan

CNSNews.com ^ | 03/25/2015 | James Agresti

Posted on 3/25/2015, 1:47:17 PM by E. Pluribus Unum

The Washington Post recently published two opinion pieces in which the authors claimed that the economic policies of President Ronald Reagan—called Reaganomics—wreaked financial havoc on African Americans. 758 more words

Alternate News

The First World War and the Costly Burden of Obamanomics

What does World War I have to do with Obamanomics?

There’s no real connection, of course, but it did give me an opportunity to present a good analogy. 1,347 more words

Economics