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Myth #1: “Republicans are the party of fiscal responsibility”

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“Fiscal responsibility” has been a byword for the Grand Old Party since the days of the New Deal. Ronald Reagan was the Republican who most successfully and most completely institutionalized this belief in the American psyche, and as the Great Communicator, he certainly succeeded in reshaping the terms of debate in American politics. Not only did […]

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Mythbusters#4: Democrats Are Bad For Business

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It has long been an article of faith among Republicans that only their party can be good for the economy, because Democrats are in fact closet socialists. This tradition goes back all the way to the founding of the Republican Party, which was disdained by the 1850’s version of the Democratic Party as Yankee stockjobbers […]

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Mythbusters #4: A Rebuttal

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I’m always hoping for intelligent and challenging feedback to my articles, and I received an email from a good friend of mine who was happy to oblige me. This is not the first debate we’ve carried on by email – the one around the health care reform debate could have filled a small book – […]

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Myth #4: Democrats are bad for business

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It has long been an article of faith amongst Republicans that only their party can be good for the economy, because Democrats are in fact closet socialists. This tradition goes back all the way to the founding of the Republican Party, which was disdained by the 1850’s version of the Democratic Party as Yankee stockjobbers and rabid New England […]

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“Our obligations to our country never cease but with our lives.“

John Adams

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