Photo, Print, Drawing Doonesbury. Mr. Slackmeyer, perhaps we could turn now to the most scandalous aspect of your tax cuts -- the proposed depreciation schedule for businesses ...

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Title
Doonesbury. Mr. Slackmeyer, perhaps we could turn now to the most scandalous aspect of your tax cuts -- the proposed depreciation schedule for businesses ...
Summary
Four-panel comic strip whows Mark Slackmeyer's father, an economic conservative who has been appointed to President Reagan's Council of Economic Advisers, testifying before a Congressional Committee on the President's proposed supply-side economics program which called for massive tax cuts. Congresswoman Lacey Davenport asks Slackmeyer why, given the fact that businesses will only reinvest 80% of their tax windfall, the government shouldn't simply take the money and invest it directly. A startled Slackmeyer, groping for a response, asks if this wouldn't be socialism. This is one of a series of strips in which Trudeau pokes fun at the members of the Reagan Administration who support supply-side economics without actually understanding it.
Contributor Names
Trudeau, G. B., 1948-, artist
Trudeau, G. B., 1948-, copyright claimant
Created / Published
c1981.
Subject Headings
-  Economic policy--United States--1980-1990
-  Supply-side economics--1980-1990
Format Headings
Comics--American.
Drawings.
Editorial cartoons--American.
Genre
Comics--American
Editorial cartoons--American
Drawings
Notes
-  Gift; Gary Trudeau; 1981; (DLC/PP-1982:64.3)
-  Published by: Universal Press Syndicate, Mar. 21, 1981.
-  mm / 860602; ljr / 000323.
Medium
1 drawing.
Call Number/Physical Location
CD 1 - Trudeau, no. 8 (A size)
Source Collection
Cartoon Drawings (Library of Congress)
Repository
Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.print
Digital Id
cph 3c38628 //hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/cph.3c38628
Library of Congress Control Number
2016684249
Reproduction Number
LC-USA62-138628 (b&w film copy negative)
Rights Advisory
May be restricted: Copyright, Universal Press Syndicate and G. B. Trudeau. For information see "Garry Trudeau" (http://lcweb.loc.gov/rr/print/res/349_trud.html)
Online Format
image
Description
1 drawing. | Four-panel comic strip whows Mark Slackmeyer's father, an economic conservative who has been appointed to President Reagan's Council of Economic Advisers, testifying before a Congressional Committee on the President's proposed supply-side economics program which called for massive tax cuts. Congresswoman Lacey Davenport asks Slackmeyer why, given the fact that businesses will only reinvest 80% of their tax windfall, the government shouldn't simply take the money and invest it directly. A startled Slackmeyer, groping for a response, asks if this wouldn't be socialism. This is one of a series of strips in which Trudeau pokes fun at the members of the Reagan Administration who support supply-side economics without actually understanding it.
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https://lccn.loc.gov/2016684249
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  • Rights Advisory: May be restricted: Copyright, Universal Press Syndicate and G. B. Trudeau. For information see "Garry Trudeau" (http://lcweb.loc.gov/rr/print/res/349_trud.html)
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Trudeau, G. B., Artist, and G. B Trudeau. Doonesbury. Mr. Slackmeyer, perhaps we could turn now to the most scandalous aspect of your tax cuts -- the proposed depreciation schedule for businesses. United States, ca. 1981. Photograph. https://www.loc.gov/item/2016684249/.

APA citation style:

Trudeau, G. B. & Trudeau, G. B. (ca. 1981) Doonesbury. Mr. Slackmeyer, perhaps we could turn now to the most scandalous aspect of your tax cuts -- the proposed depreciation schedule for businesses. United States, ca. 1981. [Photograph] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/2016684249/.

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Trudeau, G. B., Artist, and G. B Trudeau. Doonesbury. Mr. Slackmeyer, perhaps we could turn now to the most scandalous aspect of your tax cuts -- the proposed depreciation schedule for businesses. Photograph. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/2016684249/>.