The Resource Impostor : how George W. Bush bankrupted America and betrayed the Reagan legacy, Bruce Bartlett

Impostor : how George W. Bush bankrupted America and betrayed the Reagan legacy, Bruce Bartlett

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Impostor : how George W. Bush bankrupted America and betrayed the Reagan legacy
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how George W. Bush bankrupted America and betrayed the Reagan legacy
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Bruce Bartlett
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Language
eng
Summary
George W. Bush came to the presidency in 2000 claiming to be the heir of Ronald Reagan. Reaganite economist Bartlett started out as a supporter of Bush and helped him craft his tax cuts, but he was dismayed by the way they were executed, and has reluctantly concluded that Bush is not a Reaganite at all, but an unprincipled opportunist. He predicts that within a few years, Bush's tax cuts and unrestricted spending will produce an economic crisis that will require a major tax increase. Bartlett has surprisingly kind words for Clinton, whose record on the budget was far better than Bush's. In fact, Bartlett concludes, Bush is less like Reagan than like Nixon: an arch-conservative Republican, bitterly hated by liberals, who vainly tried to woo moderates by enacting big parts of the liberal program. It didn't work then, and it won't work now.--From publisher description
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http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1951-
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Bartlett, Bruce R.
Dewey number
330.973/0931
Index
index present
LC call number
HC106.83
LC item number
.B37 2006
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • United States
  • Bush, George W.
  • Conservatism
  • United States
  • Bush, George W
  • Konservativismus
  • Wirtschaftspolitik
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Impostor : how George W. Bush bankrupted America and betrayed the Reagan legacy, Bruce Bartlett
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [248]-296) and index
Contents
I know conservatives, and George W. Bush is no conservative -- The end of serious policy analysis -- Why the Bush tax cuts didn't deliver -- The worst legislation in history? -- The worst records on trade since Hoover? -- Is Enron a metaphor for Bush's economic policy? -- On the budget, Clinton was better -- Is Bush another Nixon? -- The inevitable tax increase -- The shape of taxes to come -- The post-Bush era: Republican or Democratic?
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
1 online resource (vi, 310 pages)
Form of item
online
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1035621054
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Impostor : how George W. Bush bankrupted America and betrayed the Reagan legacy, Bruce Bartlett
Link
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [248]-296) and index
Contents
I know conservatives, and George W. Bush is no conservative -- The end of serious policy analysis -- Why the Bush tax cuts didn't deliver -- The worst legislation in history? -- The worst records on trade since Hoover? -- Is Enron a metaphor for Bush's economic policy? -- On the budget, Clinton was better -- Is Bush another Nixon? -- The inevitable tax increase -- The shape of taxes to come -- The post-Bush era: Republican or Democratic?
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
1 online resource (vi, 310 pages)
Form of item
online
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1035621054

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