Reich, Robert
September 2010
AMASS;Sep2010, Vol. 15 Issue 38, p20
The article explains the potential of the tax cuts in generating jobs and other economic benefits in the U.S. Republicans have promoted tax cuts since then-U.S. president George W. Bush imposed them in 2001, which made 8 million jobs, and seek to have the cuts lengthened because the American elite under the cuts spend less money than the middle and working class Americans. Republicans oppose the Democrats calling for revival of the tax hikes for the elite by then-U.S. president Bill Clinton because the hikes can weaken the economy and make less jobs.


Related Articles

  • The GOP Psyche: An Explainer (Guest Voice). Dupuy, Tina // Moderate Voice;2/2/2014, p7 

    The article reflects on the policies of the Grand Old Party known as the U.S. Republican Party which has been adopted by U.S. President Barack Obama. It discusses the policies advocated by Obama including cutting government spending, shrinking the size of the government and renewing tax cuts...

  • Alan Greenspan Urges Congress to Respect Sunset on Bush Tax Cuts. Kattenburg, Kathy // Moderate Voice;7/16/2010, p2 

    The article offers the author's insights on former Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan, who helped persuade the U.S. Congress to pass George W. Bush's 2001 tax cuts. She says that Greenspan is making amends for helping the 2001 tax cuts approval by stating that lawmakers should let the...

  • Blessed Are the Poor-They Don't Get Tax Cuts. Klein, Joe // Time International (South Pacific Edition);6/9/2003, Issue 22, p18 

    The article reports that the Republican congressional leaders are planning to squeeze the tax cut into the $350 billion limit set by the U.S. Senate. The Republicans decided that the working poor families with incomes from $10,500 to $26,625 should not receive the expanded child tax credit. The...

  • What Now? Brookhiser, Richard // National Review;4/3/2000, Vol. 52 Issue 6, p36 

    The article offers political advice to U.S. Republican presidential candidate George W. Bush. First is for him to stay on message. His interviews about tax cuts and education reform are good and popular ideas. Second is for him to stay him. This is to avoid reporters who will ask sensitive...

  • The Right Stuff? Victor, Kirk // National Journal;2/9/2008, Vol. 40 Issue 6, p12 

    The article discusses criticism against Republican presidential candidate John McCain. He claimed that he has already controlled his temper which he became famous for. Despite his 2001 claim of cool-headedness, McCain's penchant for pugnacity still gets the best of him on occasion such as when...

  • Tax Haven. Chait, Jonathan // New Republic;2/17/2011, Vol. 242 Issue 2, p2 

    In this article the author discusses U.S. president Barack Obama and the tax cuts enacted by his predecessor in office George W. Bush. The central focus of the article is the author's contention that Obama wishes to repeal the tax cuts but has kept them in place because of political expediency....

  • The debt story that the media seem to willfully ignore. GILL, KATHY // Moderate Voice;9/4/2012, p21 

    The article offers the author's insights on the large contribution of the tax cuts enacted by the U.S. Republican in 2001 and 2003, and extended to 2010, on the U.S. debt crisis. He mentions that banks dip the economy into the downturn due to the Republican initiatives that leads mortgage-backed...

  • McCain Strain. Lowry, Richard // National Review;6/3/2002, Vol. 54 Issue 10, p46 

    The article reviews the book "Citizen McCain," by Elizabeth Drew.

  • Capitol Hill Abuzz with Tax-Cut Talk. Hickey, Jennifer G. // Insight on the News;03/05/2001, Vol. 17 Issue 9, p8 

    Focuses on several issues surrounding the proposed tax cuts of United States President George W. Bush. Views of the Democratic Party on the proposal; Information on the Economic Recovery and Growth Act of Representative Pat Toomey of Pennsylvania; Efforts of Senator Phil Gramm of Texas to...


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics