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GTurck Donating Member (569 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed May-28-08 08:28 AM
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49. Totally unfavorable..
Since before the election in 1980. We saw friends and neighbors voting for Reagan with wild enthusiasm who months later lost their jobs because of his policies. Our oldest sons graduated from high school in the early years of his reign and could find no jobs that would have allowed them to move out or get an education; everything was cut and the recession was deeper than now. My husband's job, at Reynold's Metals became 12/7 much of Reagan's term. After a while they even ceased to ask if he wanted the extra work and just scheduled it and stopped hiring altogether (for the next 19 years until the company collapsed). His union, the United Steelworkers, lost negotiation after negotiation on pay raises and plant safety.
Unfavorable hardly covers it!
"Hell is truth seen too late" W.S. Coffin
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