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"Reaganomics": The Economic Recovery Tax Act of 1981

Today’s blog marks a return to our focus on creating classroom-ready resources for teachers and students, as today is the first day of school for many school districts. 1,000 more words

Ronald Reagan

Happy Birthday, George Orwell, ironically on the day after #Brexit...

Happy Birthday, George Orwell. As a teen I was a bit obsessed with 1984, Keep The Aspidistra Flying, and Animal Farm. Perhaps it was because I was a teen during… 160 more words


My Jams 1980

“By the prickling of my thumbs, something wicked this way comes.”–William Shakespeare, Macbeth Act IV Scene I

***Warning, this post is long and it contains controversial observations, coarse language and real talk! 2,993 more words


Was Reaganomics a Success?

Among Republicans and conservatives, Ronald Reagan is widely revered as a great President.

From their perspective, he was the candidate who actually made America great again. 918 more words


Day 2 of 54


if trickle down economics
really works why doesn’t
the Silver Tongued Turnbill
try trickle down education

let’s fund the fuck
out of schools & unis… 21 more words


Blog #11 Give Me Liberty! Chapter 26: The Triumph of Conservatism (1969-1988)

How did the Reagan presidency affect Americans both at home and abroad? 

Ronald Reagan’s presidency revealed the flaws of conservative logic. Some, specifically Foner, even describe Reagan as a president that, “undermined the very values and institutions conservatives held dear.” 157 more words


(A Facebook post from several years ago.)

The 1970’s were economically tough in America, very tough. But the downturn afflicted all classes, to no one’s benefit.  874 more words

Income Inequality