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The Seven Fat Years

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While the 1980s clearly represented a decade of waste and greed during which the poor were heartlessly abandoned, many people continue to view those years as a time of growth and prosperity that ultimately benefitted all Americans. Bartley's book defines the conservative view on this still-contentious issue, maintaining that only a return to the greedy policies of the ...more
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Published January 1st 1995 by Simon & Schuster
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Robert Bartley, former editor of the Wall Street Journal (may he rest in peace), has written one of the best accounts of the 1980s economic policies, explaining what led to the economic growth, and what can be done to re-create these policies once again.
Many people who claim to oppose supply-side economics never explain how the theory works. The notion that Reagan's tax cuts were mere "trickle down" economics is buttressed by the fact that no one claims that the money will "trickle down." That i
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