peaceman Wrote:
Sep 17, 2012 5:27 PM
Apparently you forgot to look at who was standing behind the 'curtain' during his term. The neo-cons convinced Reagan of a direction that has crippled our country. Deregulation led to the S&L debacle with sever R's going to prison for fraud and embezzlement among other charges (many on Wall St and several of Congress should be in prison now). The debt tripled and a 'false' economy was created; the wealthy started on the path of mega-wealth and the middle class's income flat-lined. The rhetoric of Newt and others muddied the waters and the Dems contribution and connections with Wall St helped to create the bubble that burst. Plenty of blame to go around but the bottom line is that Wall St along with other big monied interests have the