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10. Today's GOP might support the Interstate Highway Act, but certainly not the other two.
Sun Nov 26, 2023, 03:28 PM
Nov 2023

Republicans still maintain supply-side economics (low taxes, de-regulation, free trade and privatization) help average working Americans by spurring economic growth that benefits everyone. Empirical economic data (from 1980s to the present) tends to disprove that. Trickle down economics seems to only help those at the top.

Immaterial to some. czarjak Nov 2023 #1
Add "Nixon" to the last paragraph..... lastlib Nov 2023 #2
Nixon most likely excluded because he created the EPA, which doesn't fit the social good only by Dems narrative. Freethinker65 Nov 2023 #3
I think it's a very true meme. Elessar Zappa Nov 2023 #4
It was suggested Nixon be added to the list, I was responding as to why, perhaps he was excluded. Freethinker65 Nov 2023 #5
Your point about Nixon creating the Environmental Protection Agency is well taken, but... sop Nov 2023 #6
Thanks for making my point! Comparing policies to policies (or people to people) is much more effective Freethinker65 Nov 2023 #7
I've asked this same question to conservatives I know & I've asked here as well ... aggiesal Nov 2023 #9
Today's GOP might support the Interstate Highway Act, but certainly not the other two. sop Nov 2023 #10
... ShazzieB Nov 2023 #17
IIRC Bush 2 was concerned about pandemics & added to & strengthened the pandemic programs that Bill Clinton started. CrispyQ Nov 2023 #11
Bush 2... druidity33 Nov 2023 #12
I knew that GW McIdiot had given money to countries in Africa ... aggiesal Nov 2023 #13
If Nixon were the worst thing ever to come outta the GOP ... Kennah Nov 2023 #15
Republicans are also responsible for getting rid of the Fairness Doctrine in broadcasting Ohioboy Nov 2023 #8
It wouldn't have made much difference once cable news took off. TwilightZone Nov 2023 #16
Yes and no Ohioboy Nov 2023 #18
"could have been made to apply to cable " TwilightZone Nov 2023 #21
I can see your point Ohioboy Nov 2023 #22
When you combine the end of the Fairness Doctrine and its ability to propagandize endlessly. . . PTL_Mancuso Nov 2023 #20
The country was liberal, as was congress, a lot tirebiter Nov 2023 #14
You're selling rethugs short redqueen Nov 2023 #19
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