Gerry Canavan

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‘Reaganomics Finally Trickles Down To Area Man’

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HAZELWOOD, MO—Twenty-six years after Ronald Reagan first set his controversial fiscal policies into motion, the deceased president’s massive tax cuts for the ultrarich at last trickled all the way down to deliver their bounty, in the form of a $10 bonus, to Hazelwood, MO car-wash attendant Frank Kellener. Via a Crooked Timber post teasing John Quiggin’s forthcoming book, Zombie Economics.

Written by gerrycanavan

December 11, 2009 at 12:49 am

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