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Reaganism After Reagan
New York Times, by Ramesh Ponnuru

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Posted By:tisHimself, 2/18/2013 6:32:19 PM

TODAY’S Republicans are very good at tending the fire of Ronald Reagan’s memory but not nearly as good at learning from his successes. They slavishly adhere to the economic program that Reagan developed to meet the challenges of the late 1970s and early 1980s, ignoring the fact that he largely overcame those challenges, and now we have new ones. It’s because Republicans have not moved on from that time that Senators Marco Rubio and Rand Paul, in their responses to the State of the Union address last week, offered so few new ideas.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Country Boy, 2/18/2013 6:45:31 PM     (No. 9183764)

I guess good old Ramesh is an expert on American private enterprise and exceptionalism.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: twculver, 2/18/2013 6:57:58 PM     (No. 9183778)

This is one of the lamest articles by a conservative I have ever read.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: 4Justice, 2/18/2013 7:25:24 PM     (No. 9183822)

If something works and is proven to work, then why does anyone need to come up with NEW ideas???

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Reply 4 - Posted by: dwa, 2/18/2013 7:42:53 PM     (No. 9183841)

Ah, but what this idiot fails to address is the fact that what Obama and the dumbs are trying to do is called socialism/communism and those have been tried for over 50 years and have failed (Soviet Union, Europe, Greece etc). Libs are so stupid

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Reply 5 - Posted by: 4Justice, 2/18/2013 7:46:28 PM     (No. 9183849)

Also, Ramesh lied about inflation. No way it has only been 2%. The price of food has skyrocketed, as has gas, water and other energy. Home prices are still low, but rentals have doubled or more in the past few years. Most people can´t afford to buy and now can´t even afford to rent! It is all backwards. Yes, inflation is a problem!!

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Sunhan65, 2/18/2013 11:00:47 PM     (No. 9184070)

Perhaps the dullest conservative writer I have ever read. Buckley had wit; Reagan had style. Ramesh has naught.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: Dragonslayer2, 2/19/2013 1:31:11 AM     (No. 9184202)

Rand has few new ideas because he is a squirrel.

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