January 1996
New Republic;1/1/96, Vol. 214 Issue 1, p8
reports and comments on several news briefs related to U.S. politics as of January 1996. Impact of a cold-blooded murder of blacks by white-supremacist U.S. soldiers, who are members of the American Nazi Party, on the Don't Ask Don't Tell military policy; Claim of Congress that the Republicans' insistence on indexing the capital gains tax for inflation is a progressive tax increase; Issues concerning the morality of Republican House freshmen, who were previously united in their indignant crusade to reform Congress and restore America's moral greatness.


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