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Sheldon L. Richman

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Sheldon Richman is the editor of Ideas on Liberty, the monthly magazine of the Foundation for Economic Education. He is the author of Separating School and State: How to Liberate America’s Families; Your Money or Your Life: Why We Must Abolish the Income Tax; and \(forthcoming\) Tethered Citizens: Time to Abolish the Welfare State \(all from The Future of Freedom Foundation\). He is a contributor to the Fortune Encyclopedia of Economics.

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The Sad Legacy of Ronald Reagan

Big GovernmentTaxes and Spending

10/01/1988The Free Market
Ronald Reagan's faithful followers claim he has used his skills as the Great Communicator to reverse the growth of Leviathan and inaugurate a new era of liberty and free markets. Reagan himself said, "It is time to check and reverse the growth of government." Yet after nearly eight years of...
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Ronald Reagan: Protectionist

Free MarketsMonopoly and Competition

05/01/1988The Free Market
Mark Shields, a columnist for the Washington Post, recently wrote of President Reagan's "blind devotion to the doctrine of free trade." If President Reagan has a devotion to free trade, it must be blind because he has been way off the mark. In fact, he has been the most protectionist president...
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