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Sunday, February 6, 2011

10 things conservatives don't want you to know about Ronald Reagan

On the 100th anniversary of his birth Tea Partiers and the like are celebrating Ronald Reagan, the God of the current right wing. They conveniently ignore his true legacy.

* He raised taxes in 7 out of 8 years
* He tripled the national debt
* The size of the Federal Government soared during his 8 years.
* Unemployment surged after his 1981 tax cuts (and they still believe tax cuts create jobs
* He illegally sold weapons to America's arch enemy Iran
* He supported the Apartheid regime in South Africa (on second thoughts, they probably love that.

The full list is here.

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