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  • [2 hrs 44 minutes Video] President Ronald Reagan Assassination Attempt CNN Coverage 3-30-1981

    05/23/2016 9:04:19 PM PDT · by fkabuckeyesrule · 16 replies
    JFK1963NEWSVIDEOS YouTube ^ | Published on March 13, 2016 | CNN
    From Monday March 30th, 1981 CNN Live Coverage of the Assassination attempt of the 40th President of The United States Ronald Reagan. Coverage starts at 2:00 P.M E.T with President Reagan speaking to the AFL-CIO at the Washington Hilton Hotel. Reagan was shot by John Hinkley Jr. at 2:27 P.M E.T and Reagan was rushed to George Washington University Hospital
  • U.S. RAISES TARIFF FOR MOTORCYCLES

    05/08/2016 8:34:01 AM PDT · by detective · 56 replies
    New York Times ^ | April 2, 1983 | CLYDE H. FARNSWORTH
    In an unusually strong protectionist action, President Reagan today ordered a tenfold increase in tariffs for imported heavyweight motorycles. The impact of Mr. Reagan's action, which followed the unanimous recommendation of his trade advisers, is effectively limited to Japanese manufacturers, which dominate every sector of the American motorycycle market. The action was exceptional for protecting a single American company, the Harley-Davidson Motor Company of Milwaukee, the sole surviving American maker of motorcycles.
  • NeverTrump Movement’s View of Trade Would Have Made Them #NeverReagan

    05/08/2016 8:13:55 AM PDT · by detective · 24 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 6 May 2016 | Julia Hahn
    The members of the #NeverTrump movement cite, in part, Donald Trump’s position on trade as a reason why they cannot support their party’s presumptive nominee, chosen by Republican voters. They argue that Trump’s position on trade represents a betrayal of the Ronald Reagan legacy that defines virtually all thinking and rhetoric among the professional conservative class in Washington, D.C. However, there is one significant problem with this line of attack: namely, Reagan’s record on trade far more closely resembles Trump’s position than it resembles the view of those in the #NeverTrump movement. In fact, by their own definition, Reagan would...
  • Ronald Reagan tells joke about Democrats (A Man of Charm, Grace and Wit)

    05/04/2016 10:46:50 PM PDT · by Badboo · 13 replies
    Winston Blair private Youtube account ^ | Uploaded on January 23, 2011
    A classic from the one and only, Ronald Reagan.
  • Remembering a Comment on the Occasion of Carter's Loss to Reagan

    05/04/2016 9:44:58 AM PDT · by CharlesOConnell · 28 replies
    Freep | 04/04/2016 | Charles O'Connell
    "Politicians are the People Who Ran for Class President." I find the whole election so far, hilarious, because, it's been like knocking the walls with a sledgehammer in an old Greasy Spoon to get the roaches to scurry out, seeing the Neo-Conservatives so up in arms over the loss of their supposedly non-existent, elite privileges. So, can anyone come up with the source for this? This was remarked upon, on the occasion of Jimmy Carter's disgrace at the hands of conservative Cro-Magnon Ronald Reagan. (It's an anti-pejorative, since we are all Cro-Magnons, it's the Neanderthals who are knuckle-draggers.) It's...
  • Just How Offensive Is Will Ferrell's 'Reagan'? (Alert: Blood will boil)

    04/29/2016 9:06:31 PM PDT · by CreviceTool · 48 replies
    The Hollywood Reporter ^ | April 29, 2016 | Seth Abramovitch
    But it does revolve around the conceit that the 40th president had no knowledge of where he was or what he was doing throughout his entire second term. The protagonist is Frank Corden, a low-level White House aide with a sweetly idealized view of American democracy. The first clues that Reagan is not in his right mind come early on: As Frank prepares coffee for Reagan re-election staffers, he overhears Treasury Secretary Don Regan (depicted as a stern, mentor-like figure) in a heated phone conversation with Secretary of Defense Caspar Weinberger (cartoonishly abusive, he's described as "all Brylcreem and forehead...
  • Will Ferrell pulls out of Reagan Alzheimer’s comedy

    04/29/2016 9:46:56 AM PDT · by conservative98 · 86 replies
    NY Post ^ | April 29, 2016 | Emily Smith
    Will Ferrell has backed out of a comedy about Ronald Reagan’s struggle with Alzheimer’s disease following outrage from the former president’s family. The 48-year-old comic confirmed Friday that while he had seen the script and considered signing on to star and produce “Reagan”, he was no longer going ahead with the project.
  • Did Trump Kill Reaganism?

    04/28/2016 10:52:33 AM PDT · by winoneforthegipper · 84 replies
    American Conservative ^ | 04/28/16 | Rod Dreher
    Yes, says Bill Galston, contending that “Donald Trump is waging and winning the third major revolution in the Republican Party since World War II.” First there was Eisenhower reconciling the GOP with the New Deal. Then there was Reagan, who wrought a “remarkable fusion of supply-side economics, anti-Soviet internationalism and social conservatism.” And now? Excerpt: Mr. Trump’s candidacy has showed that the cadre of genuine social conservatives is smaller than long assumed, that grass-roots Republican support for large military commitments in the Middle East has withered, and that the business community is politically homeless. So it has come to this:...
  • The Lameness

    04/27/2016 11:42:54 PM PDT · by No One Special · 6 replies
    Diana West ^ | April 27, 2016 | Diana West
    Maxing out maudlin to a pinnacle of banal that overshadows even audacious theft and exploitation, behold Ronald Reagan as heavenly sock puppet of #NeverTrump, breaking his own 11th commandment not to speak ill of other Republicans with a whopper straight from "Jimmy's World," brimming over with a tear too gaudy for Bambi. I think what they meant to say was: Congratulations to the presumptive GOP nominee, Donald Trump, on his outstanding sweep of five states yesterday. Yuge! It's time for conservatives and populists in the Republican Party to come together and unify and defeat Hillary Clinton in the fall. Laura...
  • Patti Davis, Ronald Reagan’s daughter, pens open letter to Will Ferrell

    04/28/2016 4:04:58 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 110 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | April 28, 2016 | Jessica Chasmar
    Patti Davis, daughter of late President Ronald Reagan and Nancy Reagan, penned an open letter Thursday to Will Ferrell, criticizing the actor for agreeing to play the 40th president in an upcoming satirical film about his battle with dementia. “I saw the news bulletin — as did everyone — that you intend to portray my father in the throes of Alzheimer’s for a comedy that you are also producing,” Ms. Davis, a former actress, wrote in her blog. “Perhaps you have managed to retain some ignorance about Alzheimer’s and other versions of dementia. Perhaps if you knew more, you would...
  • Bill Bennett: GOP Leaders Have "Closed Their Minds" To Trump; "Take The High Road" And Talk To Him

    04/22/2016 9:53:10 AM PDT · by conservative98 · 19 replies
    RCP ^ | April 22, 2016 | Tim Hains
    Former Education Secretary under Ronald Reagan, Bill Bennett, says that it is time for the #NeverTrump crowd to give the Republican frontrunner another look. "We may have a roundtable of [white] knights," swooping in to stop Trump at the RNC convention, Bennett told Fox News Channel's Megyn Kelly on Wednesday. "And I'll be Secretary Arthur." "Let's look a little bit macro at this," he explained. "There is momentum. Trump really finished big in New York. And Cruz finished third. Very bad for Cruz. Remember Cruz told Kasich, when it became mathematically impossible for Kasich to win, you should drop out...
  • Trump vs. 'Conman' Reagan

    04/22/2016 9:16:48 AM PDT · by raptor22 · 58 replies
    American Thinker ^ | April 22, 2016 | Daniel John Sobieski
    When Donald Trump’s political credentials as a Republican and/or conservative are challenged, he likes to remind people that Ronald Reagan was a Democrat once and managed to evolve over time. Except that Reagan’s conversion was real and he had two terms as governor of California to prove his bona fides before he ran for president as a conservative Republican. As Reagan campaign manager Stu Spencer and speechwriter Ken Khachiagin note in a Real Clear Politics piece: Yes, Ronald Reagan migrated from being a liberal Democrat to the gold standard for conservative Republicans. But Reagan’s views evolved over four decades’ worth...
  • Is There Not Cause to Fight for Conservatism?

    04/20/2016 6:52:40 PM PDT · by writer33 · 90 replies
    Conservative Review ^ | 04/20/16 | David Serenda
    History is the most effective teacher we will have in our lives, because it gives us the answers to life's situations. This is especially true with war stories, as they tell of great courage in the face of even greater despair. Allow me to take you back in time to when a fierce battle was talking place between the armies of the Philistines and armies of Israel. As we study the history of this battle, we find both armies atop separate mountains with a great valley separating them. As Goliath, the leader of the Palestinian army, mocks the nation of...
  • Trump 1991: Reagan's Tax Reform A 'Catastrophe,' U.S. Is Like The Soviet Union

    04/19/2016 5:55:43 PM PDT · by KansasGirl · 46 replies
    Dailywire ^ | 4/11/16 | Hank Berrien
    If you think the Trump campaign is full of amateurs, you are correct. Donald Trump’s social media director Dan Scavino, eager to prove that his boss was an expert on tax reform, posted a link to an appearance Trump made in 1991 before the House Budget Committee: There’s one problem: in his testimony, not only did Trump bash Ronald Reagan’s Tax Reform Act of 1986, calling it a catastrophe and saying income taxes should be raised to increase investment in real estate, but Trump actually compared the United States to the Soviet Union. Why, you’d almost think Trump is a...
  • Ted Cruz tax plan better than Reagan's: Art Laffer (video)

    04/16/2016 11:56:43 PM PDT · by JediJones · 30 replies
    CNBC ^ | 4/15/2016 | CNBC
    Arthur Laffer of Laffer Associates reacts to presidential candidate Ted Cruz's tax plan, in which Cruz proposes individuals above certain income threshold pay a 10 percent flat tax, and a 16 percent flat tax on companies. http://video.cnbc.com/gallery/?video=3000509983
  • Ted Cruz’s Coming Economic Boom

    04/14/2016 4:14:47 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 116 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | April 14, 2016 | Peter Ferrara
    In 1980, Ronald Reagan campaigned on a four point economic recovery plan. First, reduce tax rates, to increase incentives for job creation, investment, business start-ups and expansion, and wage growth due to the resulting increased demand for labor and increased productivity. Even liberal Keynesian economics holds that tax cuts are pro-growth. Two, reduce regulatory costs and barriers to business, which can act as further tax cuts. Three, reduce federal spending, to reduce the government’s drain on the private sector. And four, restrain monetary policy to restore a stable value for the dollar. After Reagan led adoption of those policies in...
  • Donald 'Jesus' Trump

    04/08/2016 7:58:31 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 141 replies
    American Thinker ^ | April 8, 2016 | Paul Kengor
    It has been hard enough for me, as a Reagan scholar, to forebear claims by Trump supporters of alleged commonalities between Ronald Reagan and Donald Trump. Some lost soul, in a fit of madness, composed a list of 15 uncanny “similarities” between the two. The list has gone viral and has been sent to me too many times. I’ve resisted responding to it, and -- pray God -- I will not need to. But speaking of God, other analogies are being made by Trump supporters that wrench my stomach so hard that I need to vent as a form of...
  • Trump’s Favorable Rating Rivals Reagan’s in 1980

    04/09/2016 12:01:22 PM PDT · by cdnerds · 36 replies
    thegatewaypundit.com ^ | 4/8/16 | thegatewaypundit.com
    Ronald Reagan’s favorable rating was also at 30% back in March 1980. The GOP elites at the time also worried he could never win.
  • DESPITE LATEST MEDIA SMEAR=> Trump’s Favorable Rating Rivals Reagan’s in 1980

    04/09/2016 8:13:22 AM PDT · by mandaladon · 62 replies
    The Gayeway Pundit ^ | 9 Apr 2016 | im Hoft
    A new Associated Press poll released today found after months of media and GOP establishment attacks a majority of Americans overwhelmingly view Trump negatively. Seven in 10 people, including close to half of Republican voters, have an unfavorable view of Donald Trump. DESPITE LATEST MEDIA SMEAR=> Trump’s Favorable Rating Rivals Reagan’s in 1980 Jim Hoft Apr 8th, 2016 8:17 am 322 Comments A new Associated Press poll released today found after months of media and GOP establishment attacks a majority of Americans overwhelmingly view Trump negatively. Seven in 10 people, including close to half of Republican voters, have an unfavorable...
  • Merle Haggard Once Said Reagan ‘Gave Me a Second Chance at Life’

    04/07/2016 8:40:59 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 50 replies
    The Daily Signal ^ | April 6, 2016 | Mariana Barillas
    Merle Haggard, the country music icon who died Wednesday, credited President Ronald Reagan for playing a central role in helping him realize his dreams. “He was a wonderful man in my life. He gave me a second chance at life in the form of the pardon he gave me,” Haggard said in a CMT interview after Reagan’s death in 2004. Haggard, an acclaimed songwriter and performer, was a member of the Country Music Hall of Fame and one of the most influential figures in popular music —not just in country circles. Haggard died at home in Northern California on the...
  • Don Rickles Roast Ronald Reagan

    04/01/2016 7:38:07 PM PDT · by BobL · 15 replies
    Youtube ^ | Feb 19, 2015 | Youtube
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZblPwNLH6hg
  • TRUMP FOR PRESIDENTTHE OTHERS HAVE HAD THEIR CHANCE

    04/01/2016 12:55:57 PM PDT · by crazylibertarian · 105 replies
    Vanity | April 1, 2016 | Roderick T. Beaman
    I’ve resented anyone telling me how I should live my life since I was a teenager. I’ve always felt that you should be free to destroy yourself with alcohol, drugs, sex or gambling, just don’t require me to support the disasters that result. Any obligation I have in that regard comes from my relationship with God, not from any contract drawn up by man. I waited for 16 years from Barry Goldwater’s defeat to Ronald Reagan’s victory for a supposedly true conservative to take over the Oval Office. In the meantime, I had to make due with William F. Buckley’s...
  • Failed Reagan Assassin Secretly Lives in Lap of Luxury

    03/31/2016 5:55:50 PM PDT · by Right-wing Librarian · 27 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | March 30, 2016 | Richard Pollack
    Article with photos of the picturesque views this man is now enjoying, compliments of.....???
  • FLASHBACK: Reagan puts 45% tariff on Japanese motorcycles to rescue HARLEY DAVIDSON

    03/30/2016 5:27:05 PM PDT · by VitacoreVision · 66 replies
    New York Times ^ | April 2, 1983
    In an unusually strong protectionist action, President Reagan today ordered a tenfold increase in tariffs for imported heavyweight motorycles. The impact of Mr. Reagan's action, which followed the unanimous recommendation of his trade advisers, is effectively limited to Japanese manufacturers, which dominate every sector of the American motorycycle market. The action was exceptional for protecting a single American company, the Harley-Davidson Motor Company of Milwaukee, the sole surviving American maker of motorcycles. The only comparable trade action by this Administration, the President's decision last May to impose quotas on sugar imports for the first time since 1974, was aimed at...
  • The Reagan Record On Trade: Rhetoric Vs. Reality

    03/30/2016 9:25:38 AM PDT · by Pelham · 27 replies
    cato.org ^ | May 30, 1988 | Sheldon L. Richman
    When President Reagan imposed a 100 percent tariff on selected Japanese electronics in 1987, he and the press gave the impression that this was an act of desperation. Pictured was a long-forbearing president whose patience was exhausted by the recalcitrant and conniving Japanese. After trying for years to elicit some fairness out of them, went the story, the usually good-natured president had finally had enough. When newspapers and television networks announced the tariffs, the media reminded the public that such restraints were imposed by a staunch free trader. The less-than-subtle message was that if "Free Trader" Ronald Reagan thought the...
  • Donald Trump Hires Paul Manafort to Lead Delegate Effort

    03/28/2016 4:19:56 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 119 replies
    The New York Times' First Draft ^ | March 28, 2016 | Alexander Burns and Maggie Haberman
    Donald J. Trump, girding for a long battle over presidential delegates and a potential floor fight at the Cleveland convention, has enlisted the veteran Republican strategist Paul J. Manafort to lead his delegate-corralling efforts, according to people briefed on Mr. Trump’s plans. Mr. Trump confirmed the hire in a brief telephone interview. “Yes,” he said, “it is true.” Mr. Manafort, 66, is among the few political hands in either party with direct experience managing nomination fights: As a young Republican operative, he helped manage the 1976 convention floor for Gerald Ford in his showdown with Ronald Reagan, the last time...
  • Mr. Conservative: Ted Cruz, the Outsider? Not so much

    03/24/2016 12:02:21 PM PDT · by bigtoona · 35 replies
    Intellectual Froglegs ^ | 3/23/16 | Joe Dan Gorman
    First let me say as a strong Trump supporter, if Ted Cruz wins the nomination fair and square— I will absolutely vote Cruz over Hillary without hesitation. Because #NeverHillary. ~~~~~~~~~~~ Reminiscing—-prior to 2012, many conservatives, including myself believed that Paul Ryan was a solid rock of anti-big government conservatism…. and we were actually optimistic when he became Mitt Romney’s running mate. Well, we know how that played out. Today he’s morphed into one of the biggest RINOs inside the beltway. Washington DC has a history of seducing politicians—I remember foolishly looking forward to John Boehner relieving Nancy Pelosi as Speaker....
  • Obama vs Reagan "How to handle a terrorist".

    03/24/2016 8:31:38 AM PDT · by Krosan · 2 replies
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  • Trump's English skills ranked worst of all candidates

    03/18/2016 7:10:05 PM PDT · by markomalley · 140 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | 3/18/16 | Anna Giaritelli
    Donald Trump's use of vocabulary and grammar is more elementary than that of other candidates, according to a new study that compared the candidates' English language skills. The New York businessman's grammar was comparable to a 5th grader's, lower than the average 6th to 8th grade levels used by Democratic Sens. Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders, as well as Republican Sens. Ted Cruz and Marco Rubio, according to a newly released Carnegie Mellon University's Language Technologies Institute study. Sanders scored highest in vocabulary, and was ranked at the level of an 11th grader. Trump was most comparable to a 7th...
  • Is defeat probable for GOP if Reagan wins nomination?

    03/19/2016 10:44:06 PM PDT · by monkapotamus · 176 replies
    The Christian Science Monitor ^ | March 5, 1980 | Richard J. Cattani
    The nation's Republicans are working against the clock to answer two key questions: Can conservative Ronald Reagan possibly attract enough independent and Democratic votes to win in November? "Reagan is the opponent of choice for Carter," says I. A. Lewis, director of the Los Angeles Times Poll, a point on which most analysts agree. "But Reagan can reach across and cause mischief in the Democratic constituency," Mr. Lewis says. "Reagan appeals to blue collar, working-class voters. He can win Democratic votes..."
  • 1976: The Last Time Republicans Duked It Out To The Last, Heated Minute

    03/17/2016 4:09:27 PM PDT · by JediJones · 43 replies
    NPR ^ | 3/13/16 | NPR Staff
    Yes, the race for the White House is about winning states, but really it's about winning delegates. In 1976, President Gerald Ford went up against his challenger, former California Gov. Ronald Reagan. Not unlike today, tempers raged and traditional rules were broken... "The convention meant the climax to a party that had a kind of split personality." "If I remember correctly, the president, Gerald Ford, was winning, winning, winning from New Hampshire on, and then suddenly he hit a block in North Carolina and Gov. Reagan started to win, win, win. "People talk about how upset people are with Washington,...
  • Reagan on violent protesters

    If Reagan were President, he'd have an idea about how you should deal with the #OWS crowd. And, yes, it's OK to be a little angry! Credit to HBO
  • REPUBLICAN WIMPS ABSOLVE THE RIOTERS

    03/15/2016 12:59:06 AM PDT · by Mensius · 119 replies
    WND ^ | 03/14/2016 | PATRICK J. BUCHANAN
    Friday evening’s Donald Trump rally in Chicago was broken up by a foul-mouthed mob that infiltrated the hall and forced the cancellation of the event to prevent violence and bloodshed. Brownshirt tactics worked. The mob, triumphant, rejoiced. And the reaction of Marco Rubio, Ted Cruz and John Kasich? All three Republican rivals blamed – Donald Trump. With his “dangerous style of leadership,” Trump stokes this anger, mewed Rubio, “This is what happens when a leading presidential candidate goes around feeding into a narrative of bitterness and anger and frustration.” Rubio implies that if Trump doesn’t tone down his remarks to...
  • Malzberg Nails It – Krauthammer and Cruz Should be Ashamed….

    03/14/2016 8:26:59 PM PDT · by Whenifhow · 31 replies
    Conservative Treehouse ^ | March 14 2016 | Sundance
    Just watch. Steve Malzberg nails this commentary 100%, and provides audio visual substance to back it up. His comments are about the left planning protests for the rally in Chicago. He provides video clips of Reagan's encounters with protestors.
  • President Reagan tells a heckler to shutup [back when leaders were real men]

    03/14/2016 4:32:18 PM PDT · by Jim Robinson · 107 replies
    How a proven rock-ribbed leader handles protesters: https://youtu.be/GEXOpm0H7QA
  • 5 Great Presidential Speeches in American History

    Words are important. Any good leader knows this. That is why one of the true marks of a good leader is the ability to communicate ideas and intentions to the people, to motivate them and guide them toward a common goal. In American history, our presidents have used the power of words to guide the people and the nation. Of the millions of words that have been spoken by these 44 men over the past 200-plus years, there are only a handful of times that those words have been used to their maximum effect. These speeches are prime examples of...
  • Video: Reagan on Berkeley Hippies ('66): "They should have been taken by the scruff of the neck"

    03/12/2016 9:50:40 AM PST · by WilliamIII · 7 replies
    Youtube ^ | 1966 | Ronald Reagan
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QCr3nL78qWs Reagan: A year ago, at Berkeley,"the so-called free-speech advocates, who in truth have no appreciation for freedom, were allowed to assault the symbol of law and order, the policemen on the campus. And that was when the moment when the ringleaders should have been taken by the scruff of the neck and thrown out of the university once and for all."
  • How President Reagan dealt with the Berkeley protesters in 1969

    03/12/2016 6:22:43 PM PST · by RummyChick · 38 replies
    Youtube ^ | 3/31/11 | Youtube
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Bpg0UfpuUAs
  • Ronald Reagan on the unrest on college campuses, 1967

    03/12/2016 10:44:20 AM PST · by detective · 11 replies
    In his 1966 campaign for California governor, Republican Ronald Reagan promised to “to clean up the mess at Berkeley.” Reagan was referring to the unrest prevalent not just at the University of California, Berkeley, but on college campuses throughout state. Students and faculty alike were engaged in protests, demonstrations, and strikes related to issues such as the draft, civil rights, discrimination, and women’s liberation.
  • Showboating Obama - congratulates himself on steering America away from GREAT DEPRESSION

    03/12/2016 2:13:29 AM PST · by Libloather · 27 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 3/11/16 | Kalhan Rosenblatt & AP
    Showboating Obama brushes off Reagan funeral snub criticism to congratulate himself on steering America away from GREAT DEPRESSION during SXSW festival talk An ebullient Barack Obama sure sounded pleased with himself at SXSW festival on Friday – despite enduring a week of criticism for prioritizing the event over Nancy Reagan’s funeral. The President was the surprise keynote speaker at this year's Austin festival and talked about civic engagement with the editor-in-chief of The Texas Tribune. During the speech he bragged about keeping employment below five per cent and congratulated himself for the recent improvement in the country's job figures. 'Because...
  • Hillary Clinton Apologizes For Praising Nancy Reagan (on the day of her funeral)

    03/11/2016 2:42:50 PM PST · by Nachum · 49 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | 3/11/16 | Alex Pfeiffer
    Hillary Clinton apologized Friday for praising the late Nancy Reagan’s response to the 1980s AIDS crisis on the day of the former first lady’s funeral. Hillary had said, “It may be hard for your viewers to remember how difficult it was for people to talk about HIV/AIDS in the 1980s.” Clinton added, “With [Nancy’s] very effective, low-key advocacy…it penetrated the public consciousness and people began to say: we have to do something about this too.” The comments were not well received on the Left.
  • Hillary Clinton says she misspoke about how Reagans dealt with Aids crisis

    03/11/2016 2:38:59 PM PST · by kevcol · 50 replies
    The Guardian ^ | March 11, 2016 | Sam Levin
    Hillary Clinton outraged LGBT activists on Friday with her comments at Nancy Reagan's funeral praising the former first lady for helping start a "national conversation" about HIV... . . Advocates in the San Francisco Bay Area – who survived the epidemic and had watched friends and loved ones die in great numbers – consider the Reagans, through their inaction, responsible for the death of thousands of LGBT people.
  • Michelle Obama and Hillary Clinton to lead hundreds of mourners at Nancy Reagan's funeral where she

    03/11/2016 10:03:45 AM PST · by Nachum · 27 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 3/11/16 | Kelly Mclaughlin For Dailymail.com and Associated Press
    Mourners have started to arrive for funeral services for Nancy Reagan, which are taking place at her late husband's presidential library in Southern California. Close relatives from ten White House families - from Caroline Kennedy to First Lady Michelle Obama - are expected to attend the services alongside approximately 1,000 guests on Friday. President Barack Obama will not be in attendance at the services, as he has a prior engagement in Austin, Texas, where he is a keynote speaker at South By Southwest on Friday. The funeral will be held at 11am on Friday, with a musical prelude to begin...
  • LIVE THREAD: Nancy Reagan Funeral (1015AM PT music 1100AM PT Funeral)

    03/11/2016 8:55:40 AM PST · by PghBaldy · 136 replies
    KABC - ABC7 ^ | March 10 | KABC Staff
    SANTA MONICA, Calif. -- ABC News will be providing live coverage of the funeral services for former first lady Nancy Reagan on Friday. Services will begin at 1:15 p.m. ET | 10:15 a.m. PT with a musical prelude. The funeral is scheduled to begin at 2 p.m. ET | 11 a.m. PT. The live streams are below.
  • FLASHBACK: Reagan Trailed Carter 58% to 33% in March 1980

    03/10/2016 8:15:41 AM PST · by GilGil · 27 replies
    The Gateway Pundit ^ | 3/10/2016 | Jim Hoft
    Republican elites are very concerned this year that Donald Trump can not beat Hillary Clinton or Socialist Bernie Sanders in a general election. You hear the establishment types talk about it almost every day on the FOX News Channel. For his part, Donald Trump says he has not “even started” on hitting the Clintons. But, back in December, Donald Trump took a few swipes at Hillary Clinton after she said he was sexist. Hillary’s polling numbers immediately tanked. Hillary’s lead dropped nearly 13 points in the first week of January via Real Clear Politics. Back in March 1980 the establishment...
  • Mark Levin endorses Ted Cruz in honor of Nancy Reagan

    03/10/2016 7:24:48 AM PST · by jimbo123 · 209 replies
    The Hill ^ | 3/10/16 | Mark Hensch
    Conservative radio host Mark Levin endorsed Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) late Wednesday as a tribute to former first lady Nancy Reagan. “I decided today was the day ultimately because of Nancy Reagan’s death,” he said on “LevinTV.”
  • FLASHBACK: Obama Insulted Nancy Reagan on Day One

    03/09/2016 6:52:27 AM PST · by Nachum · 27 replies
    Joe Miller ^ | 3/9/16 | Joel B. Pollak
    President Barack Obama’s decision to skip Nancy Reagan’s funeral in California on Friday in favor of attending the South by Southwest (SXSW) conference in Texas is not the first time Obama has insulted the former First Lady. On Nov. 7, 2008, at his very first press conference after winning the election, President-elect Obama cracked a nasty joke at Nancy Reagan’s expense, referring to stories that she consulted an astrologer in the White House. Obama was answering a question from a journalist who had asked him whether he had spoken to any of his predecessors. Obama’s flippant, contemptuous response is recorded...
  • Mr. T. Says Goodbye To Nancy Reagan With Sweet Tweets

    03/08/2016 3:43:00 PM PST · by lowbridge · 46 replies
    thefederalist.com ^ | march 7, 2016 | mary katherine ham
    Monday, Mr. T took to Twitter to eulogize the First Lady, who died Sunday in her California home at 94: I mourn the death of First Lady Nancy Reagan, who was Very Special to me… …Not only did she invite me to the White House in December ’83, after meeting with her and President Ronald Reagan,… …she then asked me to help her with her “Just Say No” program which I gladly accepted with humility and honor… …That was the highlight of my career to be asked to work with the First Family on such a great cause. It wasn’t political...
  • ‘President Petty strikes again’: Obama will reportedly skip Nancy Reagan’s funeral for THIS?

    03/08/2016 11:56:48 AM PST · by Nachum · 84 replies
    Twitchy ^ | 3/8/16 | staff
    This is not at all surprising. It really isn’t all that surprising, no, but that doesn’t make it any less disgraceful. Michelle Obama and Hillary Clinton will reportedly be in attendance at former First Lady Nancy Reagan’s funeral on Friday. You know who won’t be there? Take a wild guess:
  • How the love story of Nancy and Ronald Reagan changed the world

    03/07/2016 8:59:26 AM PST · by Marcus · 6 replies
    Blasting News ^ | March 7, 2016 | Mark R. Whittington
    Friends of both Nancy and Ronald Reagan would often remark about how deeply and passionately they loved each other, even after decades of marriage, a rare thing indeed in a world where half of all marriages end in divorce. The love story of the greatest president of the 20th Century and the actress and dancer whom he met in the early 1950s would make a great subject for a movie if Hollywood cared to make it. But the romance of Nancy and Ronald Reagan also changed the world. Without her, there might not have been him.