While it was definitely one of the elements, Ronald Reagan did more to help defeat the Soviet Union than conduct financial warfare via economic pressures. U.S. defense spending increased during his administration. Having faced the brunt of Adolf Hitler’s blitzkrieg, which was built post WWI in violation of the Treaty of Versailles, the Soviet Union’s [...]
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The panel on NOW with Alex Wagner reverted back to the same bash Bush tactics the Obama administration, and that of the Democratic Party, have used to provide a buffer between the president and the criticism throughout this anemic recovery. It’s been three years and Obama’s big government policies have only exacerbated our economic woes. [...]
If the White House and Congress don’t act this year, a huge, unprecedented tax increase described by Ben Bernanke as a “massive fiscal cliff” will slam American taxpayers. This looming tax hike will result mostly from letting long-standing tax policies expire at the end of 2012. Instead of waiting until after November’s election, obama should [...]
The extension of the payroll tax cut through the end of 2012, will indeed contain another extension of the “emergency unemployment benefits, and the so-called medicare “doc fix payments,” according to a very sketchy article over at The Hill.com. This supposed “deal” contradicts Speaker Boehner’s earlier claims that House Republicans would put forward a clean tax cut extension bill that did not [...]