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Before entering into the political world, John Ashcroft taught business law at Southwest Missouri State University, a school in his hometown. He soon got totally enveloped in the political world, taking on positions such as the Governor of Missouri, Chairman of the National Governors Association, and Missouri Auditor (just to name a few). The one that probably caught the eye of the man he was appointed by was the position that he held as the Missouri Attorney General in 1977. Also, Ashcroft's excellent economics history may have influenced Bush a bit in nominating him for the position as Attorney General. Ashcroft balanced eight consecutive budgets as the Governor of Missouri. Also, during his term as Governor, Missouri had the 49th lowest tax burden in the nation. Ashcroft was credited by Financial World and City and State magazines with making Missouri one of the best financially managed states in the entire country. J. Ashcroft is also the only member of senate to have a !
perfect voting record against wasteful government spending.
Two of Ashcroft's biggest focuses are on protecting social security and economic opportunity (or, in other words, relief from what is declared by him as excessive taxation). There is no question as to whether or not he will be able to competently accomplish those tasks involving the economics of the United States, because, as his record shows, he is an economic whiz. Why, then, is there so much controversy surrounding this man? Although his record shows that economically, he is genius, he has countless other dysfunctions to counteract that good. Ashcroft has an immensely unfavorable history with almost all other aspects of being. He
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- "You'd think a state leader like Mr. Ashcroft would recognize that and support it as an act of racial reconciliation,"said Mr. William L. Taylor, who represented the NAACP and a class of black school children in the case. Further, this "financial burden" that was spoken about by Ashcroft was also greatly exaggerated ...
- John Ashcroft praised icons such as Jefferson Davis, while applauding the Magazine for helping to "set the record straight," ...
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