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  • Dems fighting renaming park near Reagan Airport for Nancy Reagan

    01/18/2018 12:13:16 PM PST · by leaymane · 21 replies
    The Washington Post ^ | 1/17/18 | Jenna Portnoy
    A House committee on Wednesday advanced a bill that would rename Gravelly Point Park after former first lady Nancy Reagan, roiling local residents who are still upset about the renaming of Washington National Airport for Ronald Reagan 20 years ago. The bill passed the House Natural Resources Committee along party lines over the objections of Rep. Don Beyer (D-Va.), who accused Republicans of forcing the name change despite a complete lack of local support or input. “I have great respect for Nancy Reagan . . . ,” Beyer said. “But this bill is the equivalent of someone coming in and changing the...
  • Disgusting MSNBC Republicans: Reagan Definitely Had Alzheimers While President

    01/08/2018 6:35:17 PM PST · by Kaslin · 67 replies
    Newsbusters.org ^ | January 8, 2018 | Curtis Houck
    Continuing the liberal media’s insistence that they can diagnose someone as mentally or physically ill, Monday’s Deadline: White House on MSNBC featured detestable liberal Republicans Nicolle Wallace and David Jolly asserting that Ronald Reagan had Alzheimer’s while president to the point that he may have been unfit for office.  Reagan came up during a segment about the likelihood that there’s something wrong mentally or physically wrong with President Trump (which the show insinuated was a yes).  Disgusting MSNBC Republicans: Reagan Definitely Had Alzheimer’s While President   Wallace used the late Michael Deaver (and YouTube videos) as her main sources for claims Reagan having...
  • Ronald Reagan, Speech at Moscow State University

    12/31/2017 10:38:56 PM PST · by GoldenState_Rose · 27 replies
    Digital History ^ | 1988 | Ronald Reagan
    During a visit to the Soviet Union in 1988, President Ronald Reagan, a lifelong anti-communist, met with students at Moscow State University and delivered a stirring plea for democracy and individual rights...As he addressed the students, the president stood underneath a bust of Lenin, the leader of the Russian Revolution, and in front of a mural filled with revolutionary flags of revolution. Document: Before I left Washington, I received many heartfelt letters and telegrams asking me to carry here a simple message - perhaps, but also some of the most important business of this summit - it is a message...
  • Former secretary of state: Stop talking about 2 states

    12/11/2017 11:18:59 PM PST · by Eleutheria5 · 12 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 12/12/17
    Former United States secretary of state George Shultz says it is time to stop talking about a two-state solution. Interviewed by Maariv, Shultz said, "We must stop talking about a two-state solution and embark on a process in which people learn to live together. There is obviously suspicion, but...
  • Republican Ed Gillespie: A Reagan conservative tries to appeal and prevail in the age of Trump

    11/06/2017 9:03:06 AM PST · by leaymane · 171 replies
    Richmond Times-Dispatch ^ | 11/4/2017 | Patrick Wilson
    When he was attending Catholic University of America, Ed Gillespie worked three jobs, one in a campus dining hall, one as a short-order cook and one parking cars at the U.S. Senate. Through the job as a parking lot attendant, Gillespie learned of an internship opportunity that led to a job on Capitol Hill, and he has not stopped working in politics and public affairs since. Gillespie, communications ace, former lobbyist and senior aide to President George W. Bush, will find out Tuesday if Virginia voters will send a Reagan conservative to the Virginia governors mansion in the era of...
  • [N. Korea] 3 aircraft carrier strike groups in western Pacific ahead of Trump visit

    10/25/2017 5:00:50 AM PDT · by TigerLikesRooster · 33 replies
    Fox News ^ | 2017/10/25
    3 aircraft carrier strike groups in western Pacific ahead of Trump visit A third U.S. Navy aircraft carrier strike group entered the western Pacific, the Navy announced Wednesday, just days ahead of President Donald Trumps first trip to Asia next month. The USS Nimitz joined the Roosevelt and Reagan in the region. The Nimitz announcement came a day after the Roosevelt entered the western Pacific. The deployments came as U.S., Japanese and South Korean maritime forces were conducting a trilateral exercise aimed at improving ballistic missile defenses. On Monday, Japan's defense minister asserted that North Korea's nuclear and ballistic missile...
  • Hillarys from the Government, and Shes Here to Help You

    10/16/2017 6:16:10 AM PDT · by governsleastgovernsbest · 12 replies
    FinkelBlog ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    The most terrifying words in the English language are: Im from the government and Im here to help. Ronald Reagan How tone-deaf is Hillary Clinton? There she was on CNN yesterday, sounding like a bad parody of Ronald Reagans famous line. Appearing on Fareed Zakarias show, Hillary said: The real threat to your future is a government that doesnt care about you. View the video here.
  • Why the Jelly Belly Factory Has a Shrine to Ronald Reagan

    10/14/2017 10:11:19 AM PDT · by Trillian · 10 replies
    Atlas Obscura ^ | October 12, 2017 | Shelby Pope
    Theres plenty to do at the Jelly Belly factory, located at 1 Jelly Belly Lane in Fairfield, California. After donning a mandatory paper hat, you can take a tour, peering over a guardrail at the factory floor as machines crank out endless flats of colorful jelly beans. Afterwards, line up for your free sample of one of their dozens of flavorsyou can even try the weird ones, like earwax and vomit. Peckish? Dont miss the cafe, where you can enjoy a bean-shaped pizza or burger. But whatever you do at the factory, youll be watched over by the presence of...
  • Is Trump the Heir to Reagan?

    10/13/2017 5:56:26 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 24 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | October 13, 2017 | Pat Buchanan
    Three decades ago, as communications director in the White House, I set up an interview for Bill Rusher of National Review. Among his first questions to President Reagan was to ask him to assess the political importance of Barry Goldwater. Said Reagan, "I guess you could call him the John the Baptist of our movement." I resisted the temptation to lean in and ask, "Sir, if Barry Goldwater is John the Baptist, who would that make you?" What brings the moment back is Laura Ingraham's new book: "Billionaire at the Barricades: The Populist Revolution from Reagan to Trump." Thesis:...
  • US supercarrier to dock in Hong Kong before joint drills in shadow of North Korea crisis

    10/02/2017 10:10:51 PM PDT · by TigerLikesRooster · 11 replies
    SCMP ^ | 01 October, 2017 | Laura Zhou
    US supercarrier to dock in Hong Kong before joint drills in shadow of North Korea crisis USS Ronald Reagan may test inter-Korean maritime limit in exercises with South Korean navy A US supercarrier is set to make a port call in Hong Kong this week before heading to waters near the Korean peninsula for a joint naval drill amid heightened tensions over Pyongyangs nuclear programme. The visit by the USS Ronald Reagan, the biggest US warship based in Asia, will be the first by an American carrier in two years Beijing turned down a Hong Kong port call request...
  • 1992 NAB - Ex-President Reagan's Glass Statue Broken

    09/14/2017 5:00:08 PM PDT · by mairdie · 21 replies
    The NAB TV package showing Ex-President Reagan being hit by the glass shards when he is attacked at the podium.
  • Peter Bart: Ronald Reagan Would Have Hated Donald Trumps Narcissistic Rag [Major Vomit Alert]

    08/31/2017 7:37:47 PM PDT · by EdnaMode · 29 replies
    Deadline ^ | August 31, 2017 | Peter Bart
    The mounting intensity of Donald Trumps war on the press confounds news veterans like me who remember Trumps history as a media whore. During my 20 years as editor-in-chief of Variety, I knew Trump as an avid self-publicist who frantically sought loftier standing on Hollywoods power pyramid. But heres the rub: My perspective on Trump is shaped by my earlier relationship with another icon who also yearned to leverage showbiz fame into political power. Assigned to cover Ronald Reagans first gubernatorial campaign for The New York Times, I had an inside seat to observe how a vastly different style of...
  • What We Need Here Is More Sand

    08/18/2017 5:32:20 AM PDT · by NOBO2012 · 14 replies
    MOTUS A.D. ^ | 8-17-17 | MOTUS
    THINGS WE HAVE NO CONTROL OVER: Nature Consider this update on the cottage-eating sand dune near Lake Michigan that I reported on last month. The cottage the sand dune swallowed in April, left, the threatened cottage, right.Man may not be able to dictate to mother nature, but government sure can. From the Detroit Free Press: Now, the state of Michigan has ordered the Dresslers to stop their latest effort to save the remaining summer home from destruction: The sand is protected as a "critical dune area," so trucking it away is forbidden. "They're killing us," said David Dressler, 58. "I'm...
  • Here's Ronnie!

    07/18/2017 10:56:48 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 1 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | July 18, 2017 | Cal Thomas
    "The more things change, the more they stay the same."(French proverb) While scanning YouTube videos, I came across an appearance by Ronald Reagan on "The Tonight Show," hosted by Johnny Carson. The year was 1975 and Reagan was "between jobs," having left office as governor of California, where he served for eight years, but not yet president. He would challenge Gerald Ford for the Republican nomination in 1976, barely losing at the nominating convention, but setting himself up for what would be a successful run in 1980. What fascinates about Reagan's appearance with Carson is how little has changed in...
  • Happy Ice Cream Day

    07/16/2017 5:22:34 AM PDT · by NOBO2012 · 9 replies
    MOTUS A.D. ^ | 7-16-17 | MOTUS
    In 1984 President Ronald Reagan proclaimed July as National Ice Cream Month. He also established National Ice Cream Day as the third Sunday in July. In honor of this awesome holiday I think we should eat ice cream all day long. Here’s a suggested menu. Breakfast: waffles (with coffee ice cream and chocolate syrup)Lunch: ice cream paniniMid-afternoon snack: ice cream coneLate afternoon pick-me-up: Iced mocha (made with ice cream of course)Dinner: Ice cream casserole:Dessert: Banana splitKeep it small: you don’t want to overindulgeNightcap: your choice – a Hummer (invented in Detroit) Kahlua, rum, ice cream, a blender – what could...
  • Ronald Reagan Speaks Out on Socialized Medicine - Audio

    07/02/2017 2:31:32 AM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 2 replies
    Ronald Reagan speaks out on Socialized Medicine, circa 1961. Audio file.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AYrlDlrLDSQ&feature=youtu.be
  • Reagan Derangement Syndrome Is Alive and Well

    06/28/2017 6:05:53 PM PDT · by EveningStar · 12 replies
    National Review ^ | June 28, 2017 | Kyle Smith
    To believe, in the 1980s, that Ronald Reagan was going to blow up the world may have been merely peculiar. To believe so today is a symptom of raging Reagan Derangement Syndrome. And yet here we are, with The Reagan Show, a new documentary rehashing the paranoid style of Reaganography, set for limited theatrical release on June 30 and video-on-demand release shortly thereafter. The continuing popularity of President Reagan is a source of profound irritation and unease to liberals. To assuage their pain, they have gone back to their initial rationalization for how Reagan became so beloved: He cheated. Though...
  • When the Berlin Wall Began to Crack

    06/16/2017 8:09:13 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 15 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | June 16, 2017 | Suzanne Fields
    BERLIN -- Thirty years ago this week, President Ronald Reagan stood at a lectern in what was then West Berlin, framed by the Brandenburg Gate behind him. Through a thick sheet of bulletproof glass, he gazed at the ugly concrete symbol of the Cold War, the Berlin Wall, and uttered the most famous words of his presidency to Mikhail Gorbachev, the leader of the Soviet empire. "Mr. Gorbachev, tear down this wall," he said. This was no mere rhetorical flourish. He was passionately and morally offended by the "evil empire." The Wall Museum in Berlin celebrates the occasion with a...
  • Congressional Shooter Loved Bernie, Hated Racist Republicans, and Beat His Daughter

    06/14/2017 6:35:56 PM PDT · by Stopthethreat · 33 replies
    Hodgkinson had a history of violence that did not rise to the level to prohibit him from legally owning a firearm. He was the foster father of at least two girls. The first, Wanda Ashley Stock, 17, committed suicide in 1996 by pouring gasoline on herself and setting herself on fire after a few months of living with the Hodgkinsons, the Belleville News-Democrat reports. The Hodgkinsons gave an interview to the paper after her suicide, calling her a very practical, level-headed girl.
  • Pope John Paul IIs Mother Rejected Doctors Abortion Suggestion

    05/19/2017 6:03:56 PM PDT · by Coleus · 7 replies
    Life News ^ | 05.17.17 | Maria Gallagher
    A champion of life—that title expertly captures the work and legacy of Pope John Paul II. More than a decade after his death, the author of Evangelium Vitae (The Gospel of Life) remains one of the greatest heroes of the pro-life movement, respected by people of all faiths and all walks of life.The story of Pope John Paul II’s life is filled with suspense, heroism, and intrigue. What is particularly striking is the number of times during the course of his long life, he escaped death. His life hung in the balance when he was hit by a vehicle in...