Right on the 1980s, but wrong about today
"In the late 1980s, the U.S. was nearly the lowest-taxed nation in the world, and a quarter century later we're nearly the highest."
— PolitiFact National
Manufacturing's share fell a whole lot faster than government's grew
The ratio of people working for the government and working in manufacturing today is "an almost exact reversal of the situation in 1960."
Lowest income people had smallest gains
In the 1980s, "The lowest income people had the biggest gains."
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