Tuesday, June 08, 2004

The Great Taxer But Reagan was the greatest man to walk the earth since Jesus Christ because he cut taxes and got government "off our backs," right? "But Ronald Reagan does hold a special place in the annals of tax policy... he was more pragmatic and responsible than that; he followed his huge 1981 tax cut with two large tax increases."

I Meet You At The Cemetery Gates Thousands of Irish fans attending a Morrisey concert cheered when the crooner announced the death of Ronald Reagan on stage. They cheered even louder when Morrisey announced that the death should have been George W Bush's.

CNN Readers Remember Reagan
Frankly, I am wondering who in heaven's name all these sentimental, laudatory remembrances are about. Isn't this the president who engineered a covert triangle of weapons exchange between my country, Iran and the Contra rebels? And when questioned about it ... denied remembering anything about it? ...

Ronald Reagan will be remembered as a man who brought more grief than good to the Africans. He supported people like [former Zaire dictator] Mobutu Sese Seko, did not do anything to help bring apartheid to an end in the republic of South Africa and killed children in Libya.

[His] administration squandered the country's resources while neglecting urgent matters such as health-care reform, leaving a host of intractable problems for his successors to resolve. His so-called wit and humor were nothing but smarmy sappiness.

The Axis of Logic: Making the MLWL Look Moderate

-The Sikh Geek