Was this song about the great economy in 1999? It might have been. Bill does have a very strong record on the economy. Anyway, yes, adults were having a discussion and the mid-sixties economy came up. The post WWII economic growth period was one of the strongest in our history. Its OK if this is on the long list of things you know nothing about. But please don't deny the existence of history. History happened. And we have proof. Post–World War II economic expansion - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Coincidentally, here are the tax rates for the past 100 years. Notice how high tax rates didn't stop the largest economic expansion in recent history? INEXPLICABLE!