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Chip Bok for December 11, 2019

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    guyjen2004  6 months ago

    It was only fitting that somebody who grew up during the Great Depression slayed the monster. RIP

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    Zebrastripes  6 months ago

    RIP!

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    Teto85 Premium Member 6 months ago

    Chip got one right. Sort of.

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    OldCoal  6 months ago

    And the result was to destroy the middle class and create the class of the super rich.

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    ncorgbl  6 months ago

    It was the Carter appointment, Volcker, who ended Reagan’s recession and slowed inflation. Reagan was smart enough to stay out of the way but grab all the credit. But Volcker built ‘Reagan Republicans’.

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    Frankfreak  6 months ago

    I don’t know that Volcker actually ended “stagflation” as much a the country finally changed from a (vietnam) war economy to a peace economy. Government spending has a large effect as well as proper taxing laws.

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    #Rad-ish  Premium Member 6 months ago

    Former Fed Chair Paul Volcker wrote a blistering critique of Trump shortly before his death

    Volcker writes, “Nihilistic forces are dismantling policies to protect our air, water and climate. And they seek to discredit the pillars of our democracy: voting rights and fair elections, the rule of law, the free press, the separation of powers, the belief in science, and the concept of truth itself.”

    https://www.rawstory.com/2019/12/former-fed-chair-paul-volcker-wrote-a-blistering-critique-of-trump-shortly-before-his-death/

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