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Amity Shlaes: The Coolidge Lesson on Taxes and Spending

The 30th president had two lion cubs. Their names? Budget Bureau and Tax Reduction. Only Reagan could fix this. That's the intuitive reaction to the surge of spending and budgetary challenges in Washington today. It's hard to think of another Republican with the fortitude to push back against the outlays, to make government smaller, to lower taxes. And to show that such moves can

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Posted: February 18, 2013 Monday 07:09 PM