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  • Meet Reagan Democrat Joe Biden

    01/24/2023 11:15:50 AM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 9 replies
    The Hill ^ | 01-24-2023 | JOHN KENNETH WHITE
    During the 1980s, Ronald Reagan bestrode the political landscape like a colossus. After two Reagan landslides, the Democratic Party was on its heels, having lost one-in-four of their supporters to the popular Republican. Democrats took pains to study the so-called “Reagan Democrats” and learn what made them tick. Leading the charge was the Democratic Leadership Council, which advocated that the party abandon its Big Government, New Deal-like approach to problems and support a strong national defense and middle-class tax cuts. Bill Clinton, Al Gore and Joe Biden were among its prominent members who liked to call themselves “New Democrats.” Reagan...
  • Colbert Imagines Ronald Reagan in Hell While Roasting GOP House Speaker Drama (Video)

    01/06/2023 12:00:46 PM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 33 replies
    Yahoo ^ | 01/05/2023 | Ross A Lincoln
    Stephen Colbert once again roasted House Republicans on Wednesday’s “The Late Show” for their ongoing inability to elect a Speaker of the House now for two whole days. But the host went a bit deeper and more pointed than usual during his ribbing, taking an amusing couple of seconds to imagine what it might be like for Republican hero Ronald Reagan in Hell. On Wednesday House Republicans failed, for the second day in a row, to elect a Speaker of the House. Leading Candidate Kevin McCarthy is bitterly opposed by the extremist “Freedom Caucus” of Trump supporters, who have been...
  • Zelenskyy channeled Ronald Reagan in speech to Congress: Petraeus

    12/27/2022 7:21:07 AM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 34 replies
    Fox News ^ | 12/22/2022 | Hannah Ray Lambert , Ramiro Vargas | Fox News
    Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy's acting chops were apparent during his historic address to a joint meeting of Congress Wednesday night, according to former CIA Director Gen. David Petraeus, who drew a parallel to former U.S. President Ronald Reagan's ability to capture audiences. "We should remember that [Zelenskyy] was an actor," Petraeus told Fox News Digital. "He knows how to do this. Just as Ronald Reagan was the great communicator, Zelenskyy is as well." But Zelenskyy's career as an entertainer prior to being elected president does not undermine his credibility, Petraeus said. "You can't fake this," he said. "We used to...
  • President Ronald Reagan - "Evil Empire" Speech

    12/24/2022 7:20:01 AM PST · by USA-FRANCE · 129 replies
    ((( FreeRepublic is infiltrated by a small minority of pro Neo-commie Kremlin enthusiasts... a great Reagan speech about Russia is good medicine for them. ))) >>>>> View the FULL speech here: Address to the National Association of Evangelicals in Orlando, Florida that would come to represent Reagan's view of the Soviet Union. Reagan defends America's Judeo-Christian traditions against the Soviet Union's totalitarian leadership and lack of religious faith, expressing his belief that these differences are at the heart of the fight between the two nations. March 8th, 1983
  • Dan Lauria To Play Tip O’Neill In Ronald Reagan Biopic

    12/12/2022 11:13:35 AM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 23 replies
    dealine ^ | 12/09/2022 | Ted Johnson
    Dan Lauria will play former Speaker of the House Thomas “Tip” O’Neill in the upcoming biopic Reagan. He’ll play opposite Dennis Quaid, who plays the 40th president. In a statement, director Sean McNamara said, “He and Dennis have the chemistry needed to portray Reagan and O’Neill as two politicians who were respectful adversaries.” In Washington, the 1980s friendship between Reagan and O’Neill has long been viewed as a contrast to recent decades, as partisan rifts have gotten more personal.
  • Ukrainian politician who idolizes Reagan tries to win over today’s Republicans

    KYIV, Ukraine — The seven-foot-tall bronze statue of Ronald Reagan bursting through the Berlin Wall was supposed to be here by now, standing in one of the Ukrainian capital’s prominent public squares. The monument was the brainchild of Maryan Zablotskyy, who grew up venerating Reagan in Lviv in western Ukraine — as many did in the post-Soviet years. Zablotskyy founded the Ayn Rand Center Ukraine to promote the libertarian author and covered his office walls with posters of Reagan, Margaret Thatcher and Winston Churchill, with their quotes translated into Ukrainian. Now a member of his country’s parliament, Zablotskyy, 37, faces...
  • President Reagan's Photo Opportunities on November 12, 1987

    11/23/2022 6:31:52 AM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 3 replies
    Youtube ^ | 11/23/2022 | chicagoconservative27
    Full Title: President Reagan's Photo Opportunities on November 13, 1987, President Reagan Meeting with Congressman Frank Wolf and Senators Jesse Helms and Bill Armstrong in Oval Office, President Reagan Meeting with Senators Joe Biden and Strom Thurmond in Oval Office, President Reagan Meeting with American Legion Commander in Oval Office, President Reagan Meeting with American Lung Association Poster Child in Oval Office (Tom Smothers with Yo-Yo) on November 12, 1987
  • Reagan vs Trump - Who's Economy Was Better?

    11/16/2022 3:35:50 PM PST · by LRoggy · 77 replies
    Vanity ^ | 11/16/22 | LRoggy
    I’m getting so tired of the Burleigh’s here ignoring history, so here’s the actual economic statistics of the two Presidents. Reagan came to office in January 1981, with the 30-year mortgage around 13.15%, while Trump took office in January 2017 with the mortgage rate at 4.08%. In Reagan’s day, the Federal Reserve did not pump ludicrous amounts of money into the economy with asset purchases; in fact, the opposite was true. The Fed was tightening so tightly that Reagan lost the midterms badly because of it. Reagan had to endure two years of Volcker’s policies to fight inflation, so let’s...
  • On Trump vs. DeSantis, Ronald Reagan shows the way

    11/14/2022 12:46:02 PM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 44 replies
    washingtonexaminer ^ | 11/13/2022 | Bill Howells
    Looking ahead to 2024, Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis and the Republican Party should take their cues from former President Ronald Reagan. After Republicans’ disappointing midterm performance, a showdown between DeSantis and former President Donald Trump seems certain. Trump has already begun taking shots at DeSantis, calling for him to disavow a 2024 run as a sign of “loyalty” and to “wait his turn.” But what good would that do for the conservative movement? Indeed, any true MAGA faithful should welcome and support a trial by fire from other rising stars of the Right. It’s the best way to ensure that...
  • Trump violates Reagan’s 11th commandment, attacks Ron DeSantis: A big mistake that will have consequences

    11/06/2022 1:45:34 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 231 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 11/06/2022 | Thomas Lifson
    I will always be grateful for the presidency of Donald Trump and, if he is the GOP nominee for president in 2024, I will support him. But I am very disturbed that yesterday, at an airport rally in Pennsylvania, he attacked Ron DeSantis...with one of his derisive nicknames, except that this one doesn’t even make any sense: Trump mocks DeSantis as "Ron DeSanctimonious" at a rally tonight in Pennsylvania. — The Bias (@thebias_news) November 6, 2022President Reagan of blessed memory left us with a very useful 11th commandment: “Thou shalt not attack another Republican."In today’s political environment, with the...
  • Ronald Reagan tried the UK’s economic plan. It didn’t work

    09/30/2022 9:56:17 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 38 replies
    CNN ^ | 09/27/2022 | Nicole Goodkind
    The British pound hit a record low against the dollar on Monday after UK Prime Minister Liz Truss, a fan of “trickle-down economics,” announced a sweeping spending and tax cut plan to rescue the British economy from recession on Friday. What’s happening: Investors were taken aback by the new government’s choice to institute its largest tax cut in 50 years while boosting government spending and borrowing with inflation near 40-year highs. Citibank analysts called the decision a “huge, unfunded gamble for the UK economy.” Markets dropped precipitously on the news. But Truss took a cue from former US President Ronald...
  • Ronald Reagan Humour : A Big Mistake

    09/11/2022 7:46:05 PM PDT · by SmokingJoe · 3 replies
    Reagan via YouTube Shorts ^ | Sep 10 2022 | Ronald Reagan
    Ronald Reaan was noted for his jokes. This is one of them.
  • A Time for Choosing

    09/08/2022 7:18:32 AM PDT · by Sparky1776 · 5 replies
    Historical Speeches TV ^ | 10/27/64. | Ronald Reagan
    Televised Campaign Address for Goldwater Presidential Campaign - 10/27/64.
  • Lyin' Liz

    07/28/2022 8:12:51 PM PDT · by conservative98 · 25 replies
    Rumble ^ | 7/27/22 | Mark Levin
    Liz Cheney is a one-trick pony, and her hatred for Donald Trump is an incendiary fire that consumes her. Now, she is pushing for one thing and one thing only: to indict Trump so that he can never run for President again. But, Mark sees through her vindictive wall of hate. And he's setting the record straight while exposing Liz for the liar that she is.
  • Roe vs. Wade: How Trump Succeeded Where Reagan Failed

    07/04/2022 8:46:48 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 27 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 07/04/2022 | Twilight Patriot
    Question: Before Donald Trump, who was the last Republican president who didn't appoint at least one pro-choice Supreme Court justice? Answer: Herbert Hoover. This article will mainly be about how Donald Trump broke an almost-50-year trend of Republican leaders using and discarding their pro-life base. But first, let me briefly comment on a different issue that came to the fore early in Trump's presidency. Back in December of 2017, Donald Trump announced that the U.S. embassy in Israel would be moving to Jerusalem. This made a lot of people angry. The press and the political establishment condemned it as a...
  • Pro-abortion Reform Jews are ignoring the Scriptures: Orthodox Jewish scholar

    06/21/2022 5:29:58 PM PDT · by NetAddicted · 19 replies ^ | 7/20/2022 | Jay D Homnick
    When the late Ronald Reagan assumed the office of the presidency in early 1981, one of the first groups clamoring for a meeting was a panel of Reform rabbis who wanted to discuss abortion. Now, this could have been a beautiful moment in both American history, the U.S. then at age 205, and in Jewish history, then at age 3297. The Jewish People have fought for the rights of babies in the womb and after birth since the days of the Romans who allowed the father, as paterfamilias, to kill an unwanted baby within the first month of life. Back...
  • We Need to Remember What Reagan Knew About Economics

    06/17/2022 8:17:09 PM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 17 replies
    Wall Street journal ^ | 06/16/2022 | Richard Vigilante
    How did John Rutledge know Reaganomics would be such a smashing success? In December 1981 the Journal ran a contrarian op-ed by Mr. Rutledge, then president of Claremont Economics Institute. It was the most prescient prediction by an economist I have ever read. Mr. Rutledge predicted that inflation would decline faster than expected; that interest rates would fall, not rise, despite the growing deficit; and the economy and financial markets wouldn’t slump, but soar. It all happened.
  • Sen. Ben Sasse calls out ‘weirdos’ dividing country in fiery Reagan Foundation speech

    06/03/2022 6:46:50 PM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 25 replies
    Yahoo ^ | 06/03/2022 | Tom LoBianco
    Sen. Ben Sasse, R-Neb., lit into the “weirdos” that he said are tearing the United States apart, in a fiery speech at the Reagan Foundation that connected the hyperbolic political debates of the last few years with the global threats facing the nation. The Nebraska Republican ripped into “performance artists” on the far left and far right who have dominated politics for close to a decade, saying they’re more focused on getting likes and retweets for themselves on social media than on preserving the United States’ standing as a global superpower amid new threats from adversaries like China.
  • The Crazed Gunman Who Shot Ronald Reagan Will Be a Free Man

    06/01/2022 10:53:00 PM PDT · by MarvinStinson · 66 replies
    freebeacon ^ | June 1, 2022 | Kevin Daley
    Would-be assassin John Hinckley Jr. will go free June 15 A federal judge in Washington, D.C., has granted unconditional release to would-be assassin John Hinckley Jr., who in 1981 shot then-president Ronald Reagan and three others. U.S. District Judge Paul Friedman approved Hinckley's unconditional release during a Wednesday morning hearing and wished the gunman well, according to reporters on hand for the proceedings. Though the threat to the then-president's life was downplayed at the time, the shooting nearly killed Reagan and left two others with permanent injuries. Wednesday's release order captures the sharp pro-defendant turn of many courts at a...
  • Jill Biden to host unveiling of Nancy Reagan stamp

    06/01/2022 12:41:03 PM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 22 replies
    The hill ^ | 06/01/2022 | The
    First lady Jill Biden next week will help unveil a new postal stamp to honor former first lady Nancy Reagan, the White House announced Wednesday. Jill Biden will host the event on Monday at the White House. She’ll be joined by Postmaster General Louis DeJoy; Fred Ryan, the Chairman of the Board of Trustees at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation; and Anne Peterson, who is Nancy Reagan’s niece.