Amity Shlaes

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Chair of the board of trustees at the Calvin Coolidge Presidential FoundationFellow at the Council on Foreign Relations, syndicated columnist for Bloomberg and author of The Forgotten Man: A New History of the Great Depression

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Four years ago, Republican Sam Brownback was elected Governor of Kansas with double the votes of his Democratic opponent.

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The  stimulus package  already passed and signed into law provides tax credits for 95 percent of American workers.

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The gap between rich and poor has been growing fast.

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The gap between rich and poor has been growing fast.

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