Mar 23, 2009

Did Ronald Reagan destroy Main Street?

Here's an average American who thinks he did and several commenters who agree.

With the 1980s nicknamed the Decade of Greed, it would seem that Republicans who now yearn for a return to 'Reaganism' are treading the same old (wrong) track to Trickledownville, but that train left the station years ago.

Plus, the greed we already got. The 'voodoo economics' we've been saddled with for far too long and we can blame rather than revere the president who presided over exploding deficits, out-of-control spending, outsourced jobs, and fiscal fraud which are at the root of today's economic problems.

So thanks, Gipper. You were little more than an empty suit following orders but some folks think you deserve to share the credit for the mess we're now in along with self-serving world bankers, monarchists, and their CEO pals.

And of course, let's not forget the roles played by the enabling shills on The Hill.

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If Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner announces the details of his rescue plan tomorrow as I've heard he's to do, it will be a day of Sun Aries-Moon Aquarius, a blend with an interesting Image for Integration under the circumstances...

'A gallant crusader turns his sword into a computer chip and broadcasts New Age philosophy.' ('Sun Sign-Moon Sign,' Chas & Suzi Harvey.)

Hmmm...at its worst it sounds like a Templar promoting the New World Economic Order to me, and I don't know about you but I don't like it in the least. In fact, it considerably grumps me up but I will give him a chance to explain in his halting way.
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