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  1. NebulousRikulau

    NebulousRikulau GoComics PRO Member said, almost 2 years ago

    Saint Ronnie said higher taxes were good.
    Why does the current GOP disagree?

  2. Thirdguy

    Thirdguy said, almost 2 years ago

    Everything sounds better, after 2 dozen eggnogs.

  3. Thirdguy

    Thirdguy said, almost 2 years ago

    @NebulousRikulau

    The current crowd worships the Gospel according to Limbaugh. “We don’t don’t have a revenue problem, we have a spending problem.”

  4. Sisyphos

    Sisyphos said, almost 2 years ago

    Looks like caroling and politics don’t mix.

  5. Ottodesu

    Ottodesu said, almost 2 years ago

    @NebulousRikulau

    I could do research about your USA, but didn’t Reagan run on a platform of lower taxes?
    That’s why he is indeed their “Saint Ronald The Great”, even though by your current standards he’d be way too liberal for the Democrats.

  6. saywhatwhat

    saywhatwhat said, almost 2 years ago

    @Ottodesu

    That’s actually a misconception. Although he does seem fairly rational in comparison with today’s Republicans, he would in no way, be “too liberal for the Democrats”. I don’t have time to list the reasons, there are so many.

  7. James

    James said, almost 2 years ago

    Same song, different party.

  8. chizzel

    chizzel said, almost 2 years ago

    Somebody needs to check the timing belt on this strip

  9. Clotty Peristalt

    Clotty Peristalt said, almost 2 years ago

    Reagan raised taxes dozens of times, especially payroll taxes that hit the middle class hardest, and never once submitted a balanced budget. Most of what you hear about him is a manufactured myth.

  10. tonygov

    tonygov said, almost 2 years ago

    At least he submitted a budget……..

  11. SSRISNRI2

    SSRISNRI2 said, almost 2 years ago

    chizzel – the strip isn’t done any more. These are re-runs.

  12. mightaswellbe

    mightaswellbe said, almost 2 years ago

    @Ottodesu

    Maybe but we will always remember G.H.W. Bush saying ‘Read my lips, NO new taxes’. And then he had to raise taxes. Bush the 1st did not get a second term.

  13. mightaswellbe

    mightaswellbe said, almost 2 years ago

    @Clotty Peristalt

    He’s a drug store truck driving man.

  14. sandflea

    sandflea said, almost 2 years ago

    @Clotty Peristalt

    He also lowered the dividend and capital gains taxes from 70+% to 39%. Something about trickle-down economics. Trouble is, the trickle-down never trickled down.

  15. bostonEddie

    bostonEddie said, almost 2 years ago

    Regan began with a dead economy and kickstarted it by cutting taxes, per the trickledown theory. When this didn’t work fast enough he restored the tax cuts and instead borrowed from the US to get money (=industry=jobs) into the economy. Net result was the tripling of the national debt. This worked out so well that from then on borrowing and raising the national debt was standard practice; the only president to reduce the national debt (over the objections of the Republicans. Remember what happened to Newt?) was Clinton.

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