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I thought it was the private sector, not the government he wanted to be doing the hiring. I thought he wanted to make government smaller, government spending less. Thanks for the correction.

You were right the first time. Sadly, the Bush admin was hanging onto the same theories of govt that Reagan proposed. As I recall, before he was made a VP candidate, Bush Sr. referred to those same theories as "voodoo" economics. He was right the first time, too.

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