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Clint Eastwood: Reagan wasn’t a ‘great president’

When Clint Eastwood thinks of the great presidents in his lifetime, Ronald Reagan doesn’t make the list. Over the weekend, celebrity gossip website TMZ asked Eastwood, a Republican, to name his favorite president. “Lincoln was great,” the Oscar-winner said. “You mean in our lifetime? I like [Democratic President Harry S.]…

Michael Reagan: Think of liberals as ‘termites’

Former President Ronald Reagan’s oldest son on Monday compared liberals to termites who are “eating away at the foundations” of America. Appearing a campaign event for Newt Gingrich in Florida, Michael Reagan encouraged attendees not to “go home and forget about it.” “If you can think of the liberals, think…

McCain: Romney won’t ‘lead from behind like Ronald Reagan’

Oops, he did it again. For the second time in as many days, Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) has confused President Barack Obama with another person during a campaign event for Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney. On Thursday, the Arizona senator had declared that “President Obama will turn this country around,”…

Reagan shooter says he is safe to release

WASHINGTON — A lawyer for John Hinckley Jr., the man who tried to assassinate then-president Ronald Reagan in 1981, sought Monday to prove his client can be safely released 30 years after the attack. Hinckley, 56, was found not guilty by reason of insanity in the shooting of Reagan and…

Ronald Reagan shooter seeks more time out of jail

WASHINGTON — The gunman who tried to assassinate president Ronald Reagan in March 1981 appealed on Wednesday to be allowed more time outside the psychiatric hospital where he has held for nearly 30 years. John Hinckley, 56, “won’t be a danger to himself and to others,” his attorney Barry Levine…

Number 11: Boil A Fatted Calf In Its Mother’s Milk

A group within the RNC, based off of an old Ronald Reagan quote that someone who agrees with you 8 out of 10 times is your friend, has, of course, created a list of ten things, eight of which candidates must agree with to get endorsed: (1) Smaller government, smaller…

Common Man Elitism

The real story of “Dijongate” isn’t that conservatives are obsessed with squeeze-bottle condiments that you can not only get at a grocery store (and are served at McDonald’s) but instead the rather, shall we say…elitist way in which they approach the great unwashed masses of America. The reason that conservatives…

Friday Genius Ten “Tears Of Some Clowns” Edition

I was going to pick “Boo Hoo Fucking Hoo” by the Yuppie Pricks for today’s Genius pick, to honor the “you made FUN of US” whining we’ve had to tolerate from self-described libertarians this week, but alas, there’s no You Tube video for it. But there is for Devo’s “Through…

Friday Genius Ten “Can I Has Internet?” Edition

Don’t forget to register! Right now, my internet access is patchy, because our cable modem broke. I’m relying on the generosity of our lovely neighbors right now for internet access, and probably on some nearby coffeehouses as well. It should be fixed by tonight, but if I’m harder to get…

Reagan Always Wins. Always.

Scott Rasmussen opines today that Barack Obama’s election reaffirms the central tenet of American political life, which is that Ronald Reagan is what people want, even before Ronald Reagan was around to let us know how much we wanted him. Barack Obama won the White House by campaigning against an…

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