In Fox Nation’s new show “The Unauthorized History of Taxes,” host Bret Baier takes a deep dive into the 1960s and 1980s – two eras associated with cutting finance and economy” target=”_blank”>economic<
Laffer Associates founder and father of supply-side economics Art Laffer explained Kennedy’s tax cut, at most from 91% to 70%, launched the U.S. economy into surpluses as the stock market doubled by 1966.
On January 20, 1961, President John F. Kennedy addressed the nation in his Inaugural Address and said what some consider his most famous statement, "And so my fellow Americans, ask not what your country can do for you; ask what you can do for your country. My fellow citizens of the world; ask not what America will do for you, but what we can do for the freedom of man."
“The Kennedy tax cuts gave us post-war prosperity,” Laffer Center’s Brian Domitrovic chimed in. “The economic growth from 1961 to 1969… was 5% per year. It had been 2.5% under Eisenhower. So that memory that this is the greatest era of mass affluence was occasioned by the Kennedy tax cuts.”
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