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Question Answered - Megan McArdle
"So Obama doesn't count because he's not really a Democrat. But Bill Clinton was. But Richard Nixon--the chap who implemented price controls and massively expanded Social Security and Medicare--was definitely a Republican. Jimmy Carter, who deregulated like mad: definitely a Democrat."
bartels  Democrats  republicans  Reagan  Clinton  history  gdp  mcardle  sidebar 
september 2009 by HispanicPundit
Marginal Revolution: Glass Steagall: The Real History
"The repeal of Glass-Steagall was one of the few saving graces of the current crisis."
regulations  subprime  loans  History  Clinton  tabarrok  sidebar 
september 2008 by HispanicPundit
George the unlucky (and poor Ben, too) - Paul Krugman - Op-Ed Columnist - New York Times Blog
"Bill Clinton got some credit for all this — but the big, undeserved beneficiary was Alan Greenspan, who looked like a genius when he was mostly just in the right place at the right time".
monetary  economy  History  Clinton  Krugman  sidebar 
february 2008 by HispanicPundit

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