More myths about Reagan

On this the 100th anniversary of Ronald Reagan’s birth, we’re hearing much from conservatives about how he cut taxes as President.

In truth, it’s a bunch of bunk.

Reagan “raised” taxes 11 times during his Presidency, according no less a conservative than former Sen. Alan Simpson (r-Wyo), who noted Reagan’s understanding that sometimes taxes had to be increased.  And, his biographer Douglas Brinkley said the tax-cutters of today are continuing this “false mythology.”  This is all from a report on NPR on Feb. 4.  Listen to it at


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