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The offspring of my generation (I'm towards the end of the baby boom) and those after have only known the post Reagan world, and that's quite a different world than I grew up in. Reagan ushered in ...
by bunsk
Comment Count 3 comments on Sun Jul 20, 2014 at 10:35 AM PDT with 7 Recommends
Peggy Noonan . . . The constant mischief of the progressive left is hurting the nation's morale. There are few areas of national life left in which they are not busy, and few in which they're not ...
by JusticeSeeker68
Comment Count 41 comments on Wed Mar 05, 2014 at 08:43 AM PST with 35 Recommends
In ...
by hungeski
Comment Count 19 comments on Sun Oct 13, 2013 at 08:04 PM PDT with 55 Recommends
( Analysis. ) When we think of the full political spectrum, from pure socialism on the left to unbridled capitalism on the right, we ...
by hungeski
Comment Count 19 comments on Thu Jul 04, 2013 at 12:07 PM PDT with 27 Recommends
I was born in 1967. I was 12 years old when Ronald Reagan was elected and even though both my parents were strong Democrats, living in Washington DC suburb, there really wasn't much political talk ...
by mdmslle
Comment Count 264 comments on Sat Nov 17, 2012 at 06:11 AM PST with 351 Recommends
Want to see the aftermath of the 'Reagan Revolution" of 1980-1988? Well savor it below - a summary of four major national election metrics and measures, starting with the Election on 1988:
by GayIthacan
Comment Count 3 comments on Fri Nov 09, 2012 at 02:30 PM PST with 2 Recommends
Calvin Coolidge, January 1925: "The chief business of the American people is business." Then as now this quote sums up the mythology of what rules the American society and ...
by RWN
Comment Count 23 comments on Tue Jan 24, 2012 at 08:38 AM PST with 67 Recommends
It’s like watching the run up to the Iraq War all over again. There’s this terrible, terrible thing that half of your supposed allies are complicit in, and the other half can’t mount much ...
by Sieglinde
Comment Count 9 comments on Fri Jul 22, 2011 at 12:43 PM PDT with 5 Recommends
The results are in. The Neoliberal model, based on empowering the FIRE (finance, insurance, real estate) sector, was initiated fully around ...
by FIREeconomy
Comment Count 12 comments on Wed Feb 09, 2011 at 10:01 AM PST with 12 Recommends
You heard me right. This tax deal pushed by the president and too many Democrats in Congress except our heroes like Bernie Sanders and the like, inadvertently legitimizes Reaganomics whether anyone ...
by priceman
Comment Count 52 comments on Tue Dec 14, 2010 at 02:24 PM PST with 45 Recommends
It seems President Obama is once again capitulating to moneyed interests , (it's a good thing they agreed to lower the estate ...
by FIREeconomy
Comment Count 8 comments on Tue Dec 07, 2010 at 09:01 AM PST with 9 Recommends
A Blue Tide At Midterm Another day, another onslaught. The gloss is moving, but few are listening. Another day of poll results spelled out and summarized on the front page. Another day ...
by eOz
Comment Count 1 comments on Sat Oct 30, 2010 at 09:14 AM PDT with 1 Recommend
I guess killing the Union movement, well paying jobs and moving our manufacturing base off shore to "developing countries" (brought to you by the the Reagan Revolution, "Free Market" Proponents and ...
by Steven D
Comment Count 243 comments on Thu Sep 23, 2010 at 05:59 AM PDT with 211 Recommends
The recession ended in June, 2009? What? Seriously? No one told the millions of unemployed. And last ...
by davej
Comment Count 7 comments on Mon Sep 20, 2010 at 09:09 AM PDT with 12 Recommends
To fix the economy we have to fix wages. Increased wages will restore demand. The changes that will increase wages will help restore democracy. The social contract used to be that citizens in our ...
by davej
Comment Count 32 comments on Thu Sep 09, 2010 at 12:05 PM PDT with 10 Recommends
A friend writes: In a discussion with a friend concerning the republicans and their lack of response to the oil in the gulf problem except to get more and more involved with bp: a ...
by tbetz
Comment Count 14 comments on Sat Jun 26, 2010 at 08:52 PM PDT with 20 Recommends
Cross Posted at Legal Schnauzer A headline the other day in an Alabama newspaper indicated ...
by RogerShuler
Comment Count 291 comments on Mon Jun 14, 2010 at 09:40 AM PDT with 406 Recommends
Cross Posted at Legal Schnauzer ...
by RogerShuler
Comment Count 47 comments on Sun Jun 13, 2010 at 03:06 PM PDT with 9 Recommends
This post originally appeared at Campaign for America's Future (CAF) at their Blog for OurFuture as part of ...
by davej
Comment Count 6 comments on Fri May 21, 2010 at 01:03 PM PDT with 6 Recommends
In his first inaugural on January 20, 1981, Ronald Reagan addressed the country’s economic malaise saying: “Government is not the solution to our problems; government is the problem.&...
by Knappster
Comment Count 1 comments on Fri Nov 07, 2008 at 09:12 AM PST with 0 Recommends