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Top 10 Greatest Quips from Ronald Reagan
Human Events ^ | 1/20/05

Posted on 01/21/2006 4:01:06 PM PST by rhema

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1 posted on 01/21/2006 4:01:09 PM PST by rhema
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To: BibChr; Caleb1411
Ping and typo alert; the Human Events posting date is actually 1/20/06.
2 posted on 01/21/2006 4:03:10 PM PST by rhema ("Break the conventions, keep the commandments." -- G. K. Chesterton)
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Government is not the solution to our problem; government is the problem.

http://www.reaganlibrary.com/reagan/speeches/first.asp
Ronald W Reagan, January 20, 1981


3 posted on 01/21/2006 4:04:58 PM PST by Indy Pendance
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Great post....I sure do miss this great man....


4 posted on 01/21/2006 4:04:58 PM PST by Kimmers
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I've always liked his #2 quip.


5 posted on 01/21/2006 4:06:15 PM PST by AZRepublican ("The degree in which a measure is necessary can never be a test of the legal right to adopt it.")
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"My fellow Americans, I'm pleased to tell you today that I've signed legislation that will outlaw Russia forever. We begin bombing in five minutes."
__President Reagan on live radio, August 1984

6 posted on 01/21/2006 4:06:16 PM PST by Mr. Brightside
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Click the Picture

7 posted on 01/21/2006 4:06:31 PM PST by Indy Pendance
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My favorite: Those for abortion have already been born
8 posted on 01/21/2006 4:06:33 PM PST by OnRightOnLeftCoast (DemoRats are like a Slinky - It brings a smile to your face when you push 'em down the stairs)
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"I am not going to exploit, for political purposes, my opponent's youth and inexperience."


9 posted on 01/21/2006 4:07:07 PM PST by scott7278 (Before I give you the benefit of my reply, I would like to know what we're talking about.)
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This deserves a BIG BUMP
10 posted on 01/21/2006 4:07:26 PM PST by DeSoto (Veni, vidi, velcro ... I came, I saw, I stuck around !)
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To: rhema

"Honey, I forgot to duck!"


11 posted on 01/21/2006 4:07:27 PM PST by REDWOOD99
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"My fellow Americans. I'm pleased to announce that I've signed legislation outlawing the Soviet Union. We begin bombing in five minutes."


12 posted on 01/21/2006 4:08:42 PM PST by scott7278 (Before I give you the benefit of my reply, I would like to know what we're talking about.)
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"The nine most terrifying words in the English language are: 'I'm from the government and I'm here to help.'"


13 posted on 01/21/2006 4:09:13 PM PST by scott7278 (Before I give you the benefit of my reply, I would like to know what we're talking about.)
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"How do you tell a communist? Well, it's someone who reads Marx and Lenin. And how do you tell an anti-Communist? It's someone who understands Marx and Lenin."


14 posted on 01/21/2006 4:09:50 PM PST by TSchmereL ("Rust but terrify.")
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Great post....I sure do miss this great man....

Amen. I've asked the U.S. Postal Service to reissue his stamp in a 39-cent version.

15 posted on 01/21/2006 4:09:56 PM PST by rhema ("Break the conventions, keep the commandments." -- G. K. Chesterton)
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Too bad that South Korean scientist was found to be a fraud.


16 posted on 01/21/2006 4:10:09 PM PST by Plutarch
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God Bless President Reagan. I remember my Dad once saying that President Reagan needs to be added to Mt. Rushmore.
I now concur.


17 posted on 01/21/2006 4:10:17 PM PST by texianyankee
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"Recession is when your neighbor loses his job. Depression is when you lose yours. And recovery is when Jimmy Carter loses his."


18 posted on 01/21/2006 4:10:29 PM PST by scott7278 (Before I give you the benefit of my reply, I would like to know what we're talking about.)
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"It's not that liberals don't know much. It's just that what they know just ain't so." (or something close!?)


19 posted on 01/21/2006 4:10:36 PM PST by geopyg (Ever Vigilant, Never Fearful)
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"My fellow Americans, I am pleased to tell you I just signed legislation which outlaws Russia forever.

The bombing will begin in five minutes."

Okay, it was a sound check, but certain people got there panties in a wad over it.

20 posted on 01/21/2006 4:11:32 PM PST by Calvin Locke
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