why did obama promise to cut the deficit in half in 4 years?
Obama promises to cut budget deficit in half :: CHICAGO SUN-TIMES :: 44: Barack Obama
David Corn: Foreclosure Phil (Gramm) - Democratic Underground
In the 1990s, as chairman of the Senate banking committee, he routinely turned down Securities and Exchange Commission chairman Arthur Levitt's requests for more money to police Wall Street; during this period, the sec's workload shot up 80 percent, but its staff grew only 20 percent. Gramm also opposed an sec rule that would have prohibited accounting firms from getting too close to the companies they audited—at one point, according to Levitt's memoir, he warned the sec chairman that if the commission adopted the rule, its funding would be cut.
When Did the Republican Rot Set in?: Gideon Rachman Blames Reagan; I Blame Nixon--or Perhaps the Moment When Dwight Eisenhower Turned His Back on His Mentor George Marshall - Grasping Reality with All Six Feet
It is the same with foreign policy. Reagan’s insistence that the Soviet Union was an “evil empire” caused many liberals to wince – but was basically accurate. However, when George W. Bush attempted to emulate Reagan’s “moral clarity”, he came up with the “Axis of Evil” – a silly concept that led America into a costly and unnecessary war in Iraq. President Bush also missed the fact that while Reagan had built up the US military, he had avoided any big wars. Invading Grenada under Reagan was one thing; invading Iraq under Mr Bush turned out to be quite another
so now Phil Gramm is not important in the Housing Crash?
Love it ... the dumbasses like "Conservative" have memory that go into neutral when the corruption that has defined that party nicely since the 70s does not count
JFC ... must be nice to know that if you are Conservative being required to think is never part of your daily existence
You tout a big game ... about the only big appears to your cocky mouth