Similarities Between Reagan And Bush

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Even though Reagan and Bush were republican presidents and Clinton was a democratic president their polies were very alike and in some cases almost identical. Clinton’s policies were really more conservative than liberal. To start off, each of these presidents were elected during times of very low voter moral. United States citizens were not excited about government in general during this time, as well as the Reagan Bush eras. It did not matter if you were democratic or republican, citizens most likely did not trust you and did not have much faith in you. Regan and Bush both appointed judges who reflected their ideals which made them look good. Clinton also appointed judges that agreed with him and was quick to fire or drop anyone who posed …show more content…
All three presidents, Reagan, Bush and Clinton, also shared a similar policy on law enforcement and appearing tough. Regan and Bush both partook in some pretty unethical actions (bombings and wars) to show America and other countries that even though it had been defeated it was still a force to be reckoned …show more content…
Clinton signed legislation that actually took away welfare benefits such as food stamps and compensation to the old and disabled. This effected immigrants (legal and illegal), the poor, old and disabled. Clinton also passed a “Anti-terrorism death penalty act” which could without warning, deport any immigrant convicted of a crime even if the crime was committed years ago. The good news is that, if you happened to be apart of the rich one percent of the country you saw tremendous wealth increase, much like you did if you were wealthy during the Reagan Bush times. Tax structures during the Clinton administration favored the wealthy and the richest Americans gained over one trillion dollars and owned over forty percent of the national wealth. While the Dow Jones rose over four hundred percent, the average work mans wage was declining by fifteen perfect. And while the Reagan administration seemed bad for reducing housing subsidies from four hundred thousand to forty thousand, the Clinton administration completely ended the program all together. Corporate wealth rose during the Clinton administration just as it did in the Reagan and Bush

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