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The Need to Explain

mhughes962 Wrote: Nov 16, 2012 10:25 AM
True... Inflation is only good for those who HAVE debt, like Mexico when they devalued the peso using policies identical to QE1,2, & 3. If you have debt inflation makes that debt worth less. So it rewards the in-debt who made bad decisions, and punishes people who have created wealth and earned money. Your childish Scrooge McDuck vision of rich flok is laughable,

The most successful Republican presidential candidate of the past half century-- Ronald Reagan, who was elected and reelected with landslide victories-- bore little resemblance to the moderate candidates that Republican conventional wisdom depicts as the key to victory, even though most of these moderate candidates have in fact gone down to defeat.

One of the biggest differences between Reagan and these latter-day losers was that Reagan paid great attention to explaining his policies and values. He was called "the great communicator," but much more than a gift for words was involved. The issues that defined Reagan's vision were things he...