TITLE

The Shame of the Democrats

AUTHOR(S)
Kinsley, Michael
PUB. DATE
July 1981
SOURCE
New Republic;7/25/81, Vol. 185 Issue 4, p14
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Presents information on the performance and future of the Democratic party in the United States. View that the party is run by lawyer-operators with no commitment to any particular political values; Statement that the poor, the working class and the country would have been better off if the Democrats had played no role in shaping the tax and budget cuts; Discussion over the U.S. President Ronald Reagan's budget cut for fiscal 1982; Description of food stamp program; housing and home weatherization program.
ACCESSION #
12599975

 

Related Articles

  • LETTER FROM WASHINGTON.  // National Review;3/23/1984, Vol. 36 Issue 5, p12 

    Reports on developments regarding politics in the U.S. as of March 1984. Confidence of U.S. President Ronald Reagan in being reelected during the November 1984 elections; New Hampshire upset by the Republicans; Polls showing Reagan winning by 22 percent over Walter Mondale; Martin Feldstein's...

  • BEYOND REAGAN. Kondracke, Morton // New Republic;9/10/84, Vol. 191 Issue 11, p8 

    Comments on the takeover of the Republican platform by the conservatives in the United States. Remarks of officials at the White House and the Reagan-Bush reelection committee regarding the issue; Reagan aides' claim that, in spite of the platform's absolute ruling out of any tax increases,...

  • KNOCKING OPPORTUNITY.  // New Republic;2/11/85, Vol. 192 Issue 6, p4 

    Comments on United States President Ronald Reagan's adoption of the phrase "American opportunity society," as part of his administration's policy agenda and political strategy. Policy of the Reagan administration on taxation, interest and inflation rates; Efforts of the Republican Party to reach...

  • THE DEMOCRATS' VITAL SIGNS.  // New Republic;11/10/86, Vol. 195 Issue 19, p7 

    Presents information on some recent political developments in the U.S. Deliberation on U.S. President Ronald Reagan's impact on the country's basic party structure; Information that in the year 1984, Republicans swept the presidential vote and kept control over the Senate; Prediction that this...

  • AFTER THE FALL. Barnes, Fred // New Republic;12/1/86, Vol. 195 Issue 22, p12 

    Focuses on changes which reflected the lack of surprise at the U.S. White House over losing the control of the Senate to Democrats resulting from the outcomes of the recent election. Defeat of Republican Senator Mack Mattingly; Information that Republican President Ronald Reagan could loose the...

  • THE DEMOCRATS' VITAL SIGNS.  // New Republic;11/10/86, Vol. 195 Issue 19, p7 

    Presents information on some recent political developments in the U.S. Deliberation on U.S. President Ronald Reagan's impact on the country's basic party structure; Information that in the year 1984, Republicans swept the presidential vote and kept control over the Senate; Prediction that this...

  • KNOCKING OPPORTUNITY.  // New Republic;2/11/85, Vol. 192 Issue 6, p4 

    Comments on United States President Ronald Reagan's adoption of the phrase "American opportunity society," as part of his administration's policy agenda and political strategy. Policy of the Reagan administration on taxation, interest and inflation rates; Efforts of the Republican Party to reach...

  • An Echo, Not a Choice.  // Progressive;Apr85, Vol. 49 Issue 4, p10 

    Comments on the Democrats' relationship with U.S. President Ronald Reagan after their 1984 debacle. Signs of Democratic attempts to abandon their liberal stand; Efforts of the party to adopt a more moderate image.

  • Reagan's Ruminations. McLaughlin, John // National Review;1/21/1983, Vol. 35 Issue 1, p22 

    The article presents a hypothetical diary by U.S. President Ronald Reagan discussing his various policies. He expresses his concern over the effects of tax and budget cuts on his political career. He plans to temporarily suspend the $236 million cost-of-living increases and to gradually increase...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of THE LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA

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

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics