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Forum Post: The Hand of Reaganomics

Posted 11 years ago on Aug. 30, 2012, 12:20 p.m. EST by ThomasKent (131)
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My best guess is the money from the Reagan tax cuts went into the stock market. Same thing happened with Bush tax cuts. This did not trickle down as intended. It inflated the price of stocks. The higher stock prices could not be sustained by the real economy. The tax cuts create a bubble that will inflate prices and then deflate it.

Include over leveraged banking practices permitted with the repeal of Glass-Steagall and unregulated derivatives markets to arrive at the no-growth recession we are in. High-yield savings accounts get about 1%. Under Reagan they were getting about 8%. The banks are over leveraged already and are not lending.

Are the Republicans serious or kidding?What is the Romney and Ryan plan other than undo whatever Obama did and take full credit for that? The Republicans do not seem to know what the real problems are.

Who killed Glass-Steagall? http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x0k2PmF-o5Q

Max Keiser on Magical Thinking


Can you see the handiwork of Reaganomics in this video?





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[-] 0 points by shoozTroll (17632) 11 years ago

No I can't, because the link doesn't work.

I do however see the result of not only reaganomics in my everyday life, but also the deleterious effect of many of his other policies as well.

Can you say FLAKESnews?

[-] 1 points by ThomasKent (131) 11 years ago

Sorry. It takes a few moments for the embedded player to load.

[-] 0 points by shoozTroll (17632) 11 years ago

I couldn't get through the newsmax crap..........sorry. But the link does work now.

It's even worse than FLAKESnews.