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The Continuity of a Lie: Failed Reaganomics Morphed into Trumpenomics

President Trump loves to claim credit for the positives and deny any blame for the negatives that have occurred since his election. He likes to brag about matters that, if true, require no expression of fact, i.e. 492 more words

Mind Wanderings

The Paulsen Tax Cuts Are For The Ultra-rich, Not The Middle Class

In their first major victory of the year, the Republicans’ tax cut bill was passed in both houses of Congress Wednesday along a party-line vote. The president signed the bill Friday morning before heading to Mar-a-Lago, his Florida resort. 470 more words

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Arthur Laffer defends GOP tax bill.

Supply side baby! I always liked Art Laffer. Reaganomics works! CNN is clueless. Remember the famous napkin? – Alexis :)

Arthur Laffer defends GOP tax bill. 11 more words

News

Ronald Reagan tried deep corporate-tax cuts before. They didn't work

Will sweeping corporate-tax cuts succeed in juicing the US economy and buoying middle-class wage growth? Most assuredly, says the Trump administration, with Congress poised to pass the Republican tax bill. 397 more words

The Napping House: A Review

The Napping House, Audrey Wood & Don Wood, 1984

My views on napping are well documented, however for a house where “everyone is sleeping” there sure seems to be a lot of activity. 149 more words

Book Review

Saturday Matinee: The People Under the Stairs

“The People Under the Stairs” (1991) is one of most overt and subversive social critiques in horror film format from the late great Wes Craven. The film’s plot, which also serves as a parable for America’s racial/class divide, focuses on Poindexter “Fool” Williams (Brandon Adams), whose family faces eviction by their landlords the Robesons (Everett McGill and Wendy Robie (who also played a quirky but far less menacing couple in… 90 more words

Culture

Americans Retiring Later, Dying Sooner, Sicker In-Between

❝ The U.S. retirement age is rising, as the government pushes it higher and workers stay in careers longer.

But lifespans aren’t necessarily extending to offer equal time on the beach.

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