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  • Created Equal: Clarence Thomas in His Own Words

    05/25/2020 6:03:12 PM PDT · by beejaa · 14 replies
    PBS SoCal ^ | May 25, 2020 | Michael Pack, Director
    The movie is free at the link until June 2.
  • Trump: THANK YOU @MarkLevinShow!

    04/29/2020 8:43:13 PM PDT · by conservative98 · 44 replies
    Twitter ^ | 4/29/20 | Donald J. Trump & Mark R. Levin
    THANK YOU @MarkLevinShow!— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) April 29, 2020
  • Ronald Reagan on Regionalism

    04/14/2020 6:25:31 PM PDT · by Dr. Sivana · 8 replies
    Being a government planner in a free society should be almost as unrewarding aa being a freethinker in a fascist state. The major difference, any bureaucrat can tell you, is that while a free society may thwart your plans, lt allows you to keep your job and your life. The resulting combination of frustration and security gives government planners an attitude of desperate benevolence toward the people they serve. They want to. tell us how to live and, by heaven, we'd better listen if we know what's good for us. Unfortunately, their compulsion to make us listen often turns planners...
  • Ronald Reagan tells Democrat jokes

    04/03/2020 6:02:06 PM PDT · by Shark24 · 2 replies
    Youtube ^ | Jan 23 2011 | Youtube
    Ronald Reagan describes Democratic platform
  • Trump is the Anti-Reagan (old but needs re-visit)

    02/08/2020 5:51:53 AM PST · by Sir Napsalot · 36 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 5-13-2016 (!) | Paul Kengor
    (snip) writer about a year ago wrote a piece asserting 15 similarities between Reagan and Trump. That thing has been sent to me more often than I could count. It practically went viral. Enough is enough. Yes, it’s time. I can hear Trump supporters protesting me writing this now, insisting that it’s time to unite against Hillary and support their Donald. But Trump’s status as the presumptive nominee is a separate issue from the comparisons to Reagan, which seem to be picking up steam. The constant claims of Trump being “another Reagan” must be addressed and must be stopped,...
  • Ron Reagan Goes Scorched Earth On 'Traitor' Trump: My Dad Wouldn't Have Voted For Him

    01/18/2020 5:04:38 AM PST · by GrandJediMasterYoda · 95 replies ^ | 1/19/20 | Mary Papenfus
    Ron Reagan Goes Scorched Earth On 'Traitor' Trump: My Dad Wouldn't Have Voted For Him Ronald Reagan’s son lacerated Donald Trump in a scathing interview with The Daily Beast published Friday, saying his late father never would have voted for Trump. “He would have been embarrassed and ashamed that a president of the United States was as incompetent and traitorous as the man occupying the White House now,” said Ron Reagan, 61. “He’s a disgrace to the office of the presidency.” Reagan, speaking to the Beast from Italy, where he lives half the year, said if his father were alive...
  • Democratic debate viewers hail atheist Ron Reagan ‘burning in hell’ commercial

    01/15/2020 1:43:35 PM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 49 replies
    washingtonexaminer ^ | 01/15/2020 | Madison Dibble
    Ron Reagan’s advertisement for the Freedom From Religion Foundation was the clear winner of the CNN/Des Moines Register Democratic presidential primary debate, according to several Twitter users. Tuesday night's event was criticized for being “low energy,” but one commercial that reappeared several times kept viewers entertained. The Freedom From Religion Foundation ran an advertisement featuring Reagan, who is the son of President Ronald Reagan, proudly declaring that he’s not afraid of “burning in hell.” “Hi, I’m Ron Reagan, an unabashed atheist, and I’m alarmed by the intrusions of religion into our secular government,” Reagan says in the opening of the...
  • Graham compares Trump's Iran remarks to Reagan's 'tear down this wall' address

    01/10/2020 7:00:27 AM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 13 replies
    thehill ^ | 01/09/2020 | J Edward Moreno
    Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) said President Trump’s speech on Iran will be a highlight of his presidency, comparing it to former President Reagan's 1987 speech in Berlin urging Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev to "tear down this wall." The Wednesday night remarks on Fox News by Graham, who frequently offers public praise of Trump, were ridiculed as hyperbolic by critics. “This speech will be talked about long after his second term,” Graham said. “This is on par with Reagan's ‘tear down this wall’ speech.”
  • What Would Reagan Think? He’d hope that the party he led could be restored to the principles and policies that drew him to it.

    01/10/2020 6:55:03 AM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 59 replies
    thebulwark ^ | 01/09/2020 | Mark Weinberg
    As a Reagan Republican, I am an unlikely and probably unwelcome source of ideas about how a Democrat can win the presidency in 2020. But precisely because I am a Reagan Republican, I do not support Donald Trump and do not wish to see him elected to a second term. I worked for President Reagan for many years: initially in his 1980 campaign, then in the White House, and finally in his post-presidency office in Los Angeles. I knew him well. And I am absolutely certain he would be appalled by how Donald Trump conducts himself in the presidency.
  • Reagan: Airstrike against Libya victory against terrorism (when reporting even by Helen Thomas wasn't biased)

    01/08/2020 7:25:36 PM PST · by DoodleBob · 8 replies
    UPI ^ | April 15, 1986 | Helen Thomas
    WASHINGTON, April 15, 1986 (UPI) -- The blistering U.S. airstrike against Libya was a victory in the global battle against terrorism, President Reagan said Tuesday, warning the United States is ready to repeat its message ''in the only language Khadafy seems to understand.'' As Reagan pledged he will not relent in his campaign to ''eradicate the scourge of terror in the modern world,'' reports from the Libyan capital of Tripoli said that Moammar Khadafy's 15-month-old adopted daughter was killed in the bombing and two of the Libyan leaders's sons were seriously hurt. After night fell in Tripoli Tuesday, the thud...
  • Newt Gingrich: US vs Iran: Liberals don’t get that we’ve been at war for 40 years – But Trump does [Good read]

    01/08/2020 4:56:58 PM PST · by jazusamo · 22 replies
    Fox News ^ | January 8, 2020 | Newt Gingrich
    President Trump on Wednesday gave the most honest, direct speech about Iran's dictatorship that has ever given by an American president. It was a refreshing break from the lies and self-deception that have characterized much of the American establishment’s efforts to avoid thinking about it. Watching the various reactions to the killing of Iranian Gen. Qassem Soleimani, I have been struck by how historically ignorant most politicians and commentators are – and how our political-diplomatic language and mindset block us from reality. The reality is: Iran's dictatorship has been waging war against the United States for more than 40 years....
  • Why do I feel like I'm back in the the mid-1980's?

    01/03/2020 12:41:26 AM PST · by DallasBiff · 67 replies
    1/3/2020 | Dallasbiff
    Ronald Reagan bombed Libya, after quadaffi bombmed a Berlin nightclub.
  • Ronald Reagan's Historic Christmas Address

    12/22/2019 8:34:10 AM PST · by GOP Congress · 10 replies
    White House Address ^ | 12/23/1981 | Ronald Reagan
    This is the classic Ronald Reagan Christmas address, with the relevant message edited for clarity. I consider this the Gold Standard for presidential holiday addresses, and came about at a time of building American confidence after the troubling 70's.Link to Ronald Reagan Christmas Address
  • Paul Volcker As 'Inflation Slayer' Is Hagiography, Not Biography

    12/16/2019 7:29:11 AM PST · by Moonman62 · 13 replies
    RealClear Markets ^ | 12/16/19 | John Tamny
    [Volcker's] obituaries were disappointing for them almost uniformly promoting the fiction of Volcker as inflation slayer. Such a view doesn’t square with simple economic history. Indeed, explicit in the accepted wisdom that Volcker was “inflation’s worst enemy” (Hoover Institution’s John Taylor) is that economic growth causes inflation. As Phillips Curve devotee Neil Irwin put it in the New York Times, Volcker allegedly beat inflation “at the cost of what would become the worst recession in the seven decades between the Great Depression and the global financial crisis.” In the analysis of seemingly everyone, job loss and greatly reduced prosperity were...
  • Trump Wins Throwback Thursday With Epic Photo With Reagan

    12/13/2019 9:04:08 AM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 19 replies
    dailycaller ^ | 12/12/2019 | Katie Jerkovich
    President Donald Trump hands down won throwback Thursday with an epic snap he shared showing him on stage standing next to Ronald Reagan. In the fantastic black-and-white shot, we get to see Trump rocking a black-tie look while standing next to the 40th president, who was also wearing a tuxedo at some kind of event, possibly for awards.
  • When Democrats tried to impeach Ronald Reagan: New documentary

    12/06/2019 7:09:01 AM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 14 replies
    Foxnews ^ | 12/05/2019 | Matt London
    On Nov. 11, 1983, seven House Democrats introduced a draft resolution to impeach President Ronald Reagan. They charged that the 40th president had committed a high crime or misdemeanor by "ordering the invasion of Grenada in violation of the Constitution," among other charges. One of the sponsors of that resolution, Rep. Henry Gonzalez, D-Texas, later introduced another measure to impeach Reagan over his role in the Iran-Contra affair. Both efforts failed and have become nearly forgotten episodes of American history.
  • Reagan’s forgotten Iran-Contra escape may reveal more about Trump’s fate than Watergate | Will Bunch

    12/04/2019 7:21:25 AM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 16 replies
    inquirer ^ | 12/03/2019 | Will bunch
    When the scandal finally broke, it was on the other side of the Atlantic, in a nation that millions of Americans couldn’t pinpoint on a map. Congress had made its intentions clear in the form of legislation, but the White House secretly ignored that to illegally pursue its own controversial agenda. Meanwhile, it was revealed that shady foreign-born middlemen were pocketing millions of dollars. The president’s approval rating plummeted, and it looked like an early exit. “I had hoped there would not be discovery of an impeachable offense,” the Speaker of the House said at one point. “I didn’t want...
  • Poll: Majority of Republicans say Trump better president than Lincoln

    11/30/2019 8:48:06 PM PST · by cba123 · 107 replies
    The Hill ^ | November 30, 2019 | Tal Axelrod
    A majority of Republicans say President Trump is a better leader than former President Lincoln, according to this week’s Economist/YouGov weekly tracking poll.
  • Ronald Reagan talks to America on Thanksgiving Day 1985

    11/28/2019 9:44:24 AM PST · by GrandJediMasterYoda · 4 replies ^ | Nov 22, 2016 | Ronald Reagan
    Ronald Reagan talks to America on Thanksgiving Day 1985 Ronald Reagan's Thanksgiving Day address in 1985 shows a spirit of gratitude, humility, and American unity.
  • Reagan on the Deep State in 1975

    11/24/2019 9:16:03 AM PST · by DouglasKC · 56 replies
    The Tonight Show ^ | Today | Youtube
    I ran across this interview of Ronald Reagan. It done in March of 1975. It's interesting for a few shows him getting ready to start his push for the Presidency which happened a few years later. But there was one very discouraging thing he said. Starting about the 5:15 mark he started talking about what we call today the deep state. A permanent employee class that actually determines policy in the United States. This was almost 45 years ago! It explains WHY today we've come to where we are and what Donald Trump is up against. Reagan on the...