Monday, December 12, 2016

Why Do Unified Republican Governments Always Lead to Crisis?

While I believe the purpose of these types of headlines and tweets are to illicit positive emotions, readers would be well advised to look up the DISASTROUS history of extended periods of unified Republican governments. 

In fact, the ONLY 3 PERIODS of extended unified Republican governments going back to 1900 ALL DIRECTLY led to banking crises....Arguably the 3 worst in US History. To be clear, I am defining 'extended' unified governments as anytime they control the House, Senate and White house for at least 4 years. This does not include short 2 year stints since it's hard to screw things up that quick (FYI there was only 1 period of that anyway, 1953-1955). You can look up the periods yourself here and more detail here.

The list of Unified Republican Government crises include the Panic of 1907The Great Depression, and the Financial Crisis of 2007-2008. Interestingly, the record of extended Republican control of Congress has also only led to crises. There have only been 4 periods of extended Republican control of Congress (3 of which overlap with the periods of full unified control just mentioned). However, the 4th period (I KID YOU NOT) ended in the 2000 DotCom Bust where the Republicans controlled the House and Senate from 1995-2001.

In short, full Republican control has NO history of making America great...let alone AGAIN. Don't feel like checking out that history yourself? Here's what you'll find....
Technically Republicans took control in 1895 but this graph does not start there. And While I mentioned the Panic of 1907......I will just brush off the Panic of 1901. Markets fell over 43% before bottoming after both events. How they were not thrown out until 1911 is anyone's guess.

Then we have the Great Depression fuelled by the unsustainable laissez-faire polices of the roaring 20's.
Only led to the greatest market decline in history and total social devastation.....Is that the type of "Great" we want to make again? 

Oh and then we have the Financial Crisis of 2007-2008
This case meets the minimum for "extended" by getting to 4 years (although technically they almost had 6 full years as only 1 independent tipped the senate democrat in 2001). Again lax regulations created the housing bubble which popped in 2006 and lead to our famous bank failures and financial crisis. (Case Shiller housing price index)

While the Republicans managed to get kicked out of Congress in 2007 the coming disaster was already well in motion by then.

While that wraps up the History of the 3 worst banking crises in American History...or um....I mean the History of the "Unified Republican Government". It would not be complete without completing it with the final piece to the history of the extended Republican control of Congress....which is only complete with the DotCom Bust of 2000.
There we have it folks! The disastrous history which has accompanied EVERY extended Unified Republican Government (or control of congress) since 1900. Think I'm missing a period that didn't end in disaster? Check for yourself. I'm not.


  1. Very interesting. An analysis of how folks of different economic strata fared might also be of interest.

    1. IEEE Final Year projects Project Centers in India are consistently sought after. Final Year Students Projects take a shot at them to improve their aptitudes, while specialists like the enjoyment in interfering with innovation. For experts, it's an alternate ball game through and through. Smaller than expected IEEE Final Year project centers ground for all fragments of CSE & IT engineers hoping to assemble. IEEE Project Domains It gives you tips and rules that is progressively critical to consider while choosing any final year project point.

      JavaScript Online Training in India

      JavaScript Training in India

      The Angular Training covers a wide range of topics including Components, Angular Directives, Angular Services, Pipes, security fundamentals, Routing, and Angular programmability. The new Angular TRaining will lay the foundation you need to specialise in Single Page Application developer. Angular Training

  2. Democrat administrations produced major wars (WWI, WWII, Korea, Vietnam).

    Both Democrat and Republican administrations have produced recessions:

    Theodore Roosevelt (R) - 36 months
    Howard Taft (R) - 24 months
    Woodrow Wilson (D) - 48 months
    Harding/Coolidge (R) - 14 months
    Calvin Coolidge (R) - 14 months
    Herbert Hoover (R) - 43 months
    FDR - 21 months
    Harry Truman - 11 months
    Dwight Eisenhower - 28 months
    Kennedy/LBJ - 0 months
    LBJ - 0 months
    Nixon/Ford - 27 months
    Jimmy Carter - 6 months
    Ronald Reagan - 16 months
    George H W Bush - 8 months
    Bill Clinton - 0 months
    George W Bush - 26 months
    Barack Obama - 0 months

    I don't think an American President has any control over the economy, it is the outcome of war, technological change, and market forces.

    Bill Clinton inherited a peace dividend from the end of the Cold War.

    George W Bush inherited the 9/11 and poured trillions into wars in Iraq, Afghanistan, and the war on terror here at home.

    Obama took most of the US troops out of the Middle East, and largely did little to combat the war on terror, and ISIS terrorist attacks have spread into Europe and the United States.

    Trump campaigned on going after terrorists, which will take more money still. Let us all hope this effort is successful, and if so, will lead to economic prosperity here in the US and abroad.

    1. First you should realize I personally dislike both Republican & Democrats. This is more an observation about the results of periods of not having enough pushback via checks and balances on a party which favors deregulation.

      However, since your talking about GDP here they are by term but only going back 16 terms

      Also during those terms Republicans had 4.6 qtrs of recession per term (or just over 1yr of recession on avg) while Dems had 1.1 qtrs per term

      However, again this is not about who is president, I agree by itself it matters little. This is about who has more Control of government. Republican's like to brag about the Reagan years but there was checks in Congress because the Dems held the Senate for his entire tenure. Dems held house and senate his final 2 years.

      P.S. I voted for Gary Johnson

    2. Than you Ranter for the Blinder-Watson paper, it is an excellent study.

      Since FDR, Democrats have turned to deficit spending to stimulate the economy (Keynesian economics) in downturns, which results in improved economic growth.

      The US has run a budget deficit for nearly 3 decades, and will likely continue under Trump. I would expect to see more business growth and less government growth than would have occurred under a Clinton administration.

    3. So, John, your list has zero for:
      Obama, Clinton, Johnson, Kennedy, four out of the last five presidents.
      Six months for Carter (one term).
      About 5.5 per four years Truman's near 8 years.
      About 7 months per four years for FDR's just over 12 years.
      And then every Republican averaged 8 months or more per four years.
      Among Democrats, among the worst, only Woodrow Wilson fits in with the Republicans.

  3. This article made me curious, so I checked and the depression of 1873 was also preceded by a unified Republican government. Ulysses Grant was president, and the 41st and 42nd congresses both had Republican majorities.

    1. Lol, your right! And before that instance they weren't even called Republicans...

  4. The period of 1953 to 1955 was not really one of unified Republican control. In the Senate, they had a slim majority of 48R - 47D and 1 Independent at the beginning and had a remarkable 9 senatorial deaths, which flipped the control to Democrats for a brief time between replacements.

  5. This comment has been removed by a blog administrator.

  6. Teknis Membangun Toko online

    Minyak Rambut TM Pomade Medium 55gr - Kopi ialah yang yang paling baik yang sangat hit kini.Barang dari Pomade tersebut sudah release belum panjang tersebut serta jadi salah satu produk yang beken di jenis-jenis pomade. Produk alias usaha agan dapat dilihat secara online oleh para Tamu blog. Walaupun backlinknya nofollow tapi back backlink dari search engine dan tersebut dapat bikin Website (Web) anda beroleh rangking SERP yang berkualitas di mesin penelusuran. Sebelum meracik situs di blogger, kami menyarankan Agan tuk mempunyai akun email di Search engine mail (tidak bayar).

    Pemasaran lewat email umumnya benar-benar efektif sebab Promo alias sales letter dapat langsung dikirimkan kepada pemilik akun email tersebut. Seiring perkembangan dunia elektronik, aktivitas elektronik pemasaran jadi salah satu opsi terhebat utk mempopulerkan produk juga layanan yang anda punyai, juga salah satu keperluan utk marketing tersebut salah satunya ialah backlink edu tulisan. Para elektronik marketer dan musti menerapkan saluran pemasaran yang pas guna menjangkau tidak sedikit konsumen. Para desainer pula memperhatikan betul jenis-jenis huruf yang dipakai tak boleh sembarangan (wajib berlisensi tidak bayar for commercial use alias membeli huruf tersebut kalau tuk kebutuhan komersial diharuskan oleh pembuat hurufnya tuk membeli huruf tersebut). Jika Anda memiliki semacam kekhawatiran mengenai di mana dan bagaimana memanfaatkan jasa seo murah jakarta , Anda bisa menghubungi kami di web-halaman kita sendiri. Para pelaku UKM selama itu berasumsi jika mempunyai situs itu butuh ongkos cendrung mahal juga sukar utk pengelolaannya.

    Apakah Tehnik Search engine optimization Mesin penelusuran Pengoptimalan kini itu masih manjur terhadap blog supaya express masuk di page satu, ? Nah tersebut adalah tugas designer situs supaya tampilan dapat responsive Ataupun simple diakses navigasi dari perangkat apapun. Pemakaian perangkat mobile yang didukung oleh jaringan company telepon, memungkinkan penelusuran lokal lebih termudah, meracik penelusuran via perangkat mobile dapat menggantikan Yellow Pages. KURSUS Meracik DUPLICATING FILM tuk CETAK SEPARASI FULL Color Rp. Begitu proposal tersebut sy susun utk dapat dipelajari juga menjadikan bahan-bahan pertimbangan Ayah/Ibu/ Adik utk dapat ikut merealisasikan developing Masjid Al Ikhlas.

    Sebab esok saya nantinya selalu update mengenai dunia rumah kayu, gazebo serta seluruh Kategori rumah jati yang tentunya dapat diproyeksikan sebagai tempat kamu tuk simak-simak. Satu agen dapat dimasukkan ke didalam lebih dari satu departemen juga jika agen yang ditunjuk lagi sibuk melayani pelanggan yang lain sewaktu pesanan chat terjadi, ia dapat mentransfer permintaannya. Bagi mereka yang memiliki hampir semua pertanyaan tentang di mana dan juga tips tentang bagaimana memanfaatkan jasa website medan , Anda dapat menghubungi kami di situs internet kami. Tetapi yang pasti, sewaktu kalian berhasil bertahan serta terus berupaya mengejar passion tersebut, niscaya kesuksesan bisa anda genggam salah satu sewaktu kelak. Oleh sebab itu IC Consultant menjual suatu pelayanan seminar perpajakan terhebat serta professional.

  7. I can only express a word of thanks! Nothing else. Because your topic is nice, you can add knowledge. Thank you very much for sharing this information.

    Avriq India
    pest control
    cctv camera

  8. This process presence also means convenient methods tasks, tax, Stock broker in conjunction with other expenditures. The item sum of money is short sale change unless you want to make costs. The local surf forecast in an european union fellow associate region along with british, Importance cask in such a selling certainly not recoverable.

    This excellent numbers is made hummel trikots of maillot de foot personnalise important persuits assignments, Maillot De Foot Pas Cher Taxation, Brokerage firm in addition bills. In my measure is at the mercy of change and soon you make sum. The local surf forecast in an european union subscriber problem on top of england, Signific cask regarding choose isn't recoverable. calendario de futbol

    This equipement foot guidance quanity boasts appropriate fashions things, juegos de futbol Taxation, Broker in addition to prices. This fact volume is controlled by change if you do not make costs. The local resultados de futbol surf forecast in an western european component countrie additionally great britain, Importance tax on this subject Maglie Calcio Poco Prezzo selection not necessarily recoverable.

    Concern is Camisetas De Futbol Baratas going commanded on your money through the posting evening(Which can be in a few days after buy take out) If buying harmonic debt balances not really premium in full inside a business span. Be governed by lines of financing backing. Think of keywords starts up in the brand new windowpane Maglie Poco Prezzo on the other hand bill.

  9. Betbola77 Agen Judi Online terbaik terbesar dan terpercaya berbasis dikamboja yang menyediakan produk jenis permainan taruhan online Betbola77 Agen Bola, Agen Sbobet, Agen Judi Terpercaya.

  10. Agen Piala Dunia 2018 yang merekomendasikan permainan dunia sepakbola situs judi bola, agen bola terpercaya, sbobet88, judi online, bandar bola, casino, togel online, sabung ayam, poker online.
    agen bola terpercaya
    judi bola online terpercaya
    agen judi online
    judi online
    prediksi bola terakurat
    berita bola terkini
    berita bola malam ini

  11. click herefree classifieds website
    backpage replacement
    backpage alternative
    craigslist personals alternative
    escort classified ads
    bdsm classified ads
    free classifieds website
    backpage replacement
    backpage alternative
    craigslist personals alternative
    escort classified ads
    bdsm classified ads
    personal ads
    craigslist personals replacement
    strictly platonic ads
    casual encounters classified ads
    worldwide free classified ads
    europe escort ads
    australian classified ads
    africa classified ads
    adult personals
    adult classified ads

  12. All phones made since 2005 are GPS-trackable. Cell phones including handheld GPS receivers are also available, but may not operate properly if you are outside your cell providers' service area.

    gps randonnée

  13. Debe tener en cuenta que no todos los bolsos baratos disponibles en el mercado están hechos con material de la mejor calidad. Ciertos fabricantes se comprometen con la calidad de los productos, para ofrecerlos a precios bajos. (etiquetas: Bolsos Michael Kors,Bolsos Michael Kors Baratos,Bolsos Michael Kors Outlet)

    Dessa grossister kommer också att erbjuda dig ett brett utbud av alternativ att välja mellan, med avseende på färg, storlek, material och design. Dessutom kan du även få dem skräddarsydda, genom att komma med en handväskedesign på egen hand. (Taggar: Väska Michael Kors,MK Väska,Michael Kors Rea)

    Si vous vous assurez que les sacs à main bon marché que vous achetez sont fabriqués par un fabricant réputé, à partir de matériaux de la meilleure qualité, vous pouvez être certain qu’ils dureront longtemps. Les femmes dans le monde d'aujourd'hui ont besoin de transporter beaucoup de choses avec elles, où qu'elles aillent. (Mots clés: Sac Longchamp Pas Cher,Sac Longchamp Solde,Sac Longchamp Pas Cher)

  14. Siempre habrá una razón por la cual podrán comprar Bolsas Michael Kors Precios de los minoristas en línea. Los compradores de hoy que estén interesados en comprar Michael Kors Rebajas podrán descubrir cómo pueden obtener los mejores resultados que siempre quisieron simplemente haciendo ruido con lo mejor de Bolsos Michael Kors Outlet que ofrecen más allá de precios asequibles.

    Dessutom med så många alternativ att välja mellan, har det blivit praktiskt taget omöjligt för köpare att ta reda på hur de kan köpa Designer Michael Kors Väska Rea online utan att behöva investera för mycket pengar eller tid i scouting den lokala marknaden som annars skulle tyckas omöjligt att göra först . En riktig äkta Michael Kors Rea skulle kunna ge dig tillbaka tusentals dollar och det är något som de flesta inte har råd med. Du kan faktiskt köpa Michael Kors Plånbok online.

    Maintenant, la question se pose de savoir si vous pouvez réellement trouver en ligne authentique Longchamp Soldes bon marché qui sont vraiment authentiques et la réponse est oui, vous pouvez! Un des sites les mieux notés et les plus populaires pour localiser le Sac A Main Longchamp en ligne parfait pour votre collection personnelle est eBay. Rappelez-vous, juste parce que vous êtes en mesure de magasiner en ligne Sac À Main Longchamp sur eBay à des prix incroyablement bas ne signifie pas qu'ils sont faux ou de qualité bon marché.

  15. Thanks for sharing this information I really enjoyed reading this article if you are looking for Financial planning for building a home please visit us.


  16. Ema Dulakova is a Switzerland's very famous fashion blogger who will assist you to get more amazing makeup tricks and improve your hairstyle. She will provide amazing beauty tricks to make you more fashionable.
    Swiss Fashion Blogger

  17. This comment has been removed by a blog administrator.

  18. This is one of the best post as far I read and if u want to know more about free background music kindly visit us

  19. Defective or Dangerous Electrical Wiring I’d like to thank you for the efforts you’ve put in writing this blog. I am hoping to see the same high-grade content from you later on as well. In fact, your creative writing abilities has inspired me to get my own website now.

  20. I’m really happy to say it was an interesting post to read. I learned new information from your article, you are doing a great job. Continue. Tips to increase stamina level Free , key to weight loss , A Gaming Mouse Buying Guide

  21. Fiber Optic Instruments Your style is very unique in comparison to other people I’ve read stuff from. Thank you for posting when you have the opportunity, Guess I’ll just bookmark this site.


  22. Drones are gaining popularity now days and its a great time to own a Drone.
    Today i will tell you what are the best drones in 2019
    But wait before buying drones check user guide of foldable drone for better understanding.
    Also see best 4k vide drones in 2019.

    Drones are gaining popularity now days and its a great time to own a Drone.
    Today i will tell you what are the best drones in 2019
    But wait before buying drones check user guide of foldable drone for better understanding.
    Also see best 4k vide drones in 2019.

  23. “Ayurheals provides Buy Wellness Products Online For Bedwetting or Diabetes with natural herbal remedies with Ayurvedic experts for diet and life style changes.”

  24. During Corona Time I am unable to find trusted and healthy food. I got a text from my friend he told me about homefoodi where I found healthy food for kids and many other healthy food recipes to take in breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner. I got fresh hygienic and healthy food from homefoodi, Thank You Homefoodi.

    healthy food

    healthy food breakfast
    chicken biryani
    healthy food
    healthy food for kids

  25. Bob Beers is in Coach Bags On Sale Online his 20th Air Jordan 1 Sale season as color analyst on Bruins radio. He came to the Cheap Yeezy Shoes broadcast booth following an eight year professional career as Real Yeezy Shoes a defenseman in Ray Ban Sunglass Hut the NHL and with minor league affiliates. Drafted by Boston as their tenth pick, 210th overall, in the 1985 NHL Entry Draft, he Michael Kors Bags Sale played three plus seasons with the Bruins organization before moving on to NHL stops MK Outlet in Tampa Coach Outlet Store Online Bay, Edmonton and the NY Islanders for four seasons.

    Reviewed 24 March 2018 We took 7 of Discount Jordan Shoes Wholesale the company's private tours to major attractions in Jordan 2020 Jordan Release Dates during a 9

  26. MothersFood is a food delivery app delivering homemade delicacies which are hygienic, healthy and tasty. The food is delivered from chefs home to your home, these lip smacking dishes are made by home chefs in their kitchens. It is one of the most easily available and affordable option one can find these days. As MothersFood delivers homemade food, it is a win-win situation for both the customers and the company, because there is hygiene, taste and hassle-free ordering process. Order now and enjoy the delicacies! Fore more details: url: