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Retro Quote

“We’re going to close the unproductive tax loop holes that have allowed some of the truly wealthy to avoid paying their fair share.” 

– President Ronald Reagan, Northside High School, Atlanta, GA; June 6, 1985

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Quote of the Day

“Ronald Reagan, who, as I recall, is not accused of being a tax-and-spend socialist, understood repeatedly that when the deficit started to get out of control, that for him to make a deal, he would have to propose both spending cuts and tax increases.  Did it multiple times.  He could not get through a Republican primary today.” 

– President Barack Obama, at a meeting of the Newspaper Association of America


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