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Name that Blip, Bryan Caplan | EconLog | Library of Economics and Liberty
"Aside from the two World Wars, the growth was almost linear until the early Reagan years. Then it was basically flat until the late Bush years, when it exploded. Now we're almost exactly where we would have been if you did a linear extrapolation for the Truman-to-Carter era (or the Teddy Roosevelt-to-Carter era for that matter)."
government  gdp  spending  history  Reagan  conservatives  kling  caplan  sidebar 
january 2010 by HispanicPundit
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

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