• The Reagan Tax Cuts And Foreign Policy
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    The Reagan Tax Cuts and Foreign Policy During the 1980's President Ronald Reagan's (our 40 th president from 1981 to 1989) domestic policy of a substantial tax cut led to greatly increased economic prosperity for our country. During Reagan's administration marked changes were made to the tax code and economic statistics showed a major change for the better. However, at the same time, the Democrats controlled the Congressand continued increased spending against Reagan's wishes. The Joint Economic...
  • Bob Dole A Race To The Top
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    Bob Dole: A Race to the Top People understand they can't get all these tax cuts, protect their favorite programs, and balance the budget,' says Susan Tanaka speaking on the promises made by presidential candidate Bob Dole to the American public (Gibbs 1996). Bob Dole proposed his tax cut package on Aug. 5, 1996 hoping to entice the public into voting for him in the 1996 presidential elections. Dole focuses his proposal towards social conservatives and supply sides believing he will give them the...
  • Implications Of George W Bush
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    Implications of George W. Bush s Tax Cut By: Erick Everhard When George W Bush started to talk about a huge across the board tax cut in December 1, 1999 most people thought he was full of hot air. The 1. 6 trillion dollar proposal was not very realistic. Sure everybody would appreciate some reprieve from Uncle Sam s relentless pick pocketing of the working man s wages, but at what cost Money doesn t grow on trees so the question of everybody s mind was, What other programs are going to be shafte...
  • The Return Of The Prodigal Son
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    The Return of the Prodigal Son The year 2000 was publicized as the start of the new millennium and many people feared the implications. But the new millennium actually started in January 2001, and has the potential to be more like the Christian catastrophe that the prophets predicted. (alliteration) On the heels of a controversial election (personification), the prodigal son (metaphor) has swept into the White House like a plague sweeping down on Egypt. (simile) While the Republicans chant the t...
  • Civil Rights Congress President Administration
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    30. President - Calvin Coolidge Term - August 3, 1923 to March 3, 1929 Coolidge set out to establish a working relationship with the leading members of the Harding administration, and he drew on many people for advice and help. The scandals of Harding's presidency, particularly the Teapot Dome oil affair, were coming to light, and Coolidge spent much of his time defending his party. His relations with Congress were unhappy, but he coped with scandal by prosecuting offenders, and, thanks to that,...
  • Fiscal Policy In The U S
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    Fiscal Policy in The U. S. "Real plans for real people." This was the coined theme for the Bush campaign back in September. As far as I can see with his tax cut plan in doesn't involve "real people." It may just depend on your definition of the term, but the "real people" of America are the middle class, hard working families. Bush's tax plan is now said to be $1. 6 trillion over a ten year period of time. Most of this money will go to the upper brackets, the "better off." Granted they do pay t...
  • Tax Cut Cuts Aug 1999
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    TAX CUTS GORE TAX CUTS. Cut taxes for 99% of middle class, not the wealthiest 1%. (Oct 3). Target surplus at national debt, rainy days, & education. (Sep 30). End marriage penalty; reform estate tax; targeted cuts. (Sep 6). Lower taxes for working families with targeted tax reform. (Sep 6). Yes, it's your money-but it's your programs too. (Aug 31). Too large a tax cut would wreck economy & military readiness. (Aug 23). Tax cuts to benefit middle-class, not just the rich. (Aug 21). Bush's tax c...
  • Bob Dole Clinton Crime Issues
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    How Dole Could Have Used The Issues To His Advantage In a more or less conservative country, the more or less conservative candidate, Bob Dole, should have been a lock for the presidency; the only problem was President Clinton. Clinton had moved rightward positioning himself between Newt Gingrich's zealous revolutionaries on the right and liberal democratic barons on the left. Clinton's speeches started sounding like a Republican was giving them. Bob Dole had followed the Nixon ideology of going...
  • Tax Cut States War Time
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    What About Here At Home? With America at the heels of its President, it is now time to strike. Against terrorists, yes, but that's not what I'm talking about here. It is time for the government to strike here at home. To reinsure safety to its citizens is the primary goal for the government right now - safety from foreign attacks, but also economic safety. In order to do so, I am offering an idea so profound, so absurd, that many of you will not be able handle it. What the government should do ...
  • Business Cycle Inflation Economy Policy
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    MACROECONOMICS: The Effects of the Politics on Fiscal Policy over the Last Seven Business Cycles Jennifer Johns Principles of Macroeconomics Dr. Jean-Ron Lafalaise, DPA April 22, 2004 Abstract Being an election year, all you hear is the incoming presidential nominee bashing the policies of the current president. Of all of the administration policy, his economic stance, the health of the economy under his administration, and this fiscal policy are among the most prevalent. Does the possibility of...
  • Bush Tax Cut Fiscal Discipline Huge
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    After a great 8 years under President Clinton s fiscal discipline in the government, we have had a great economic surplus that included other huge surpluses as well. President Bush wants a huge tax cut that obviously can increase interest rates and recreate the loss of consumer and business confidence that had the same deficits during the late 80 s and early 90 s. While President Bush s proposed tax cut of roughly $2 trillion seems extremely favorable, the reality is that it will hurt the future...
  • Bush's Tax Cut United States
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    There are two words in the English language that when combined will cause immediate joy and skepticism at the same time. Tax Cut, although at first it sounds only good there can be some setbacks. George W. Bush entered his term in office with an aggressive agenda to cut taxes that turned heads in his favor; however, some people don't think his cuts are fair or effective. The United States economy is slowly creeping towards a recession. The stock market has shown repeated drops. Consumers are no...
  • Taxes 4 300 1200 Spend Cut Gdp
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    Expansionary fiscal policy- The congress has decided to fix the economic problem of the deflationary gap of 1000 units in the GDP. The congress can either stimulate the economy in 2 ways, by either, raising government spending or cutting taxes. The decision is to cut taxes. The amount that the congress has to cut taxes by to stimulate the economy enough to full employment is given in the equation where the MPC, marginal propensity to consume is. 8. The MPC is a function of for every dollar that ...
  • President Bush's Tax Cut
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    Bush calls for $550 billion in tax cuts On Wednesday, April 16, 2003 President Bush used the backdrop of tax day to urge congress to pass his $550 billion or more in tax cuts that he says will jumpstart our economy. The tax cuts he proposed would create 1. 4 million jobs by the end of 2004. The proposal bush announced was designed to attack specific weaknesses that were slowing down our economy and kept companies from hiring new workers. Bush's first tax cut proposal was for $726 billion in tax...
  • Should Congress Have Enacted George W Bush's Tax Cut
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    Should The Congress of the United States have enacted what is now called the Economic Growth and Tax Relief Reconciliation Act of 2001 (EGTRRA). This is an endless debate of facts, figures and various economic models. One on side, the so called "supply-sides", and proponents of Reaganomics argue that tax-cuts, even when largely benefited by only the top wealthiest in the nation, benefit all in the economy through what has been called the trickle down theory. In contrast there are some economists...
  • Debates On Tax Cuts
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    Debates On Tax Cuts The debates on tax cuts taking place in Congress are making the daily headlines of every radio station, newspaper, and television station in America. The issue at hand is what to do with the projected budget surplus estimated to total $2. 9 trillion over the next decade. Republicans and Democrats of the House and Senate have come up with several tax cut proposals ranging from less than $300 billion to almost $800 billion worth of tax cuts. Opposing views from both party membe...
  • Analyzing Tax Polls Taxes
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    Taxes have always been a hotly debated policy, but have been receiving more attention recently with the new Bush administration. This attention has spurred new thought and consideration of the issue. It seems that people vary in their reasons for supporting tax cuts, but also generally believe that taxes should be low and paid for by the wealthy. Ideas of limited government, equality of opportunity, and individualism influence Americans' beliefs regarding taxes; because of these beliefs, most Am...