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Unformatted text preview: matter. With his conservative politics he became loved by the people because they were paying fewer taxes. At the time it worked. Regan wanted to weaken big government. Regan also championed for social conservatives, allow prayer in public school, right to life, and the end to affirmative action. In addition, Regan also wanted to combat inflation. The only way he would do this was his way. He favored high unemployment rates and weaken labor unions. Regan also hired James Watt to open up federal lands for private development. To me Regans polices kept the rich getting richer and the poor getting poorer....
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