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Judy Woodruff recounts day Ronald Reagan Was Shot

March 30, 1981 was a routine day for Judy Woodruff as she traveled with the press pool to cover a speech by President Ronald Reagan, two months into his presidency, at the Washington Hilton. But the events Woodruff witnessed as an NBC reporter that day more than 32 years ago…

Rand Paul praises Reagan in call for containment of radical Islam

In a much-anticipated speech on radical Islam, Republican Sen. Rand Paul of Kentucky praised Ronald Reagan and advocated a policy of containment. The potential 2016 GOP presidential candidate on Wednesday sought to frame himself as a realist when it came to foreign policy. Paul’s speech at the Heritage Foundation provided…

Obama calls Ronald Reagan a ‘wild-eyed, socialist, tax-hiking class warrior’

President Obama made the case today for the so-called “Buffet Rule,” which would mandate that the wealthy pay the same percentage of their income in taxes as middle class families. He described for the audience the actions of one of his predecessors in the Oval Office, a president who “gave…

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…

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