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Old 11-16-2012, 02:29 PM   #9
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Default Re: Gap between rich & poor widest since 1967. Gap between white & minority wealth widens

Originally Posted by cuad
My history book says that it's all Reagan's fault and the only answer is to undo everything he did.

Libs on ISH want to blame Reagan for the deficits, but neglect to mention that all the increases in spending (and it wasn't just defense) were negotiated with Tip O'Neill, who required some quid pro quo for going along with Reagan's tax policies and defense spending. Neither would have happened if Reagan didn't give in to some of the Dems' wants.
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