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2,482 words2004 Elections The book Great Decisions 2004 by Crossette, Patricio N. Abinales, Ronald J. Bee, Ronald Tiersky, Bruce Strokes, Peter Hakim, Farhad Kazemi, Augustus R. Norton, Jerrold Keilson who are leading experts in Foreign Policy Association a reader may find it interesting to predict the development in American foreign policies. It is discussed in the book what events are most important for American voters both when it comes to situation in the country and on the world arena. Currently, Amer...
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1,329 wordsBob Dole: A Race to the Top People understand they cant get all these tax cuts, protect their favorite programs, and balance the budget, says Susan Tanaka speaking on the promises made by presidential candidate Bob Dole to the American public (Gibbs 1996). Bob Dole proposed his tax cut package on Aug. 5, 1996 hoping to entice the public into voting for him in the 1996 presidential elections. Dole focuses his proposal towards social conservatives and supply sider's believing he will give them the...
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662 wordsIn the Budget Negotiations In the midst of the current budget negotiations, there is one neglected question worth asking: what does the public really want? Tax cuts? Paying down the national debt? More spending? If so, more spending on what? The available polling data, analyzed in this report, helps answer these questions. Does the public want to cut taxes? All else equal, of course the public wants tax cuts. But in the real world, all else is generally not equal cutting taxes involves giving up...
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589 wordsFirst Presidential Debate For the first time face to face the first debate of the 2000 presidential election was held at the campus of the University of Massachusetts. For ninety minutes last night, Democratic candidate Vice President Al Gore and Republican Candidate Governor of Texas George W. Bush battled one another over tax cuts, prescription drugs, Social Security, energy policy, abortion, and education. On issues such as tax cuts, the Vice President proposed a plan, which cut taxes for mid...
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1,321 wordsImplications of George W. Bush s Tax Cut By: Erick Everhard When George W Bush started to talk about a huge across the board tax cut in December 1, 1999 most people thought he was full of hot air. The 1. 6 trillion dollar proposal was not very realistic. Sure everybody would appreciate some reprieve from Uncle Sam s relentless pick pocketing of the working man s wages, but at what cost? Money doesn t grow on trees so the question of everybody s mind was, What other programs are going to be shaft...
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