Glad to see Republicans repudiate the horrific policies of Reagan toward the Sandinistas! “If the world knows nothing else, the world will know this: America stands with Israel,” Vice President Mike Pence told the Republican Jewish Coalition on Friday night. Meanwhile, Pence’s Twitter account was sending an entirely different message: America stands with Nicaragua. The […]
CHARLOTTE ALLEN: Trump month one: Success for his supporters: Trump has already done what Reagan couldn’t.
Ronald Reagan was the last president to skip the event, but that was because he was recovering from an assassination attempt.
(Paul Mirengoff) Years ago, a public figure in the Reagan administration was accused of lying to Congress. Reportedly, he ridiculed the charge by asking “what’s next, lying to Evans and Novak?” Evans and Novak were prominent journalists of the time. Show More Summary
Essential Politics: California Republicans gather for their state convention in Sacramento Feb. 24, 2017, 3:40 p.m. This is Essential Politics, our daily look at California political and government news. Here's what we're watching right now: The California Republican Party will host its convention...
Essential Politics: California Republicans gather for their state convention in Sacramento Feb. 24, 2017, 3:25 p.m. This is Essential Politics, our daily look at California political and government news. Here's what we're watching right now: The California Republican Party will host its convention...
“CONSERVATISM can and does mean different things to those who call themselves conservatives,” said Ronald Reagan soothingly, in an address to the Conservative Political Action Conference in 1977.
A close look at the ’86 tax reform shows why tax reform may not get done this year. As BofAML's Ethan Harris notes, "we are skeptical." Significant tax reform creates winners and losers, which may make it hard to find a "coalition of the willing." Via BofAML, Is it a done deal? By some accounts, tax reform is more or less a done deal. Show More Summary
By Walter Rosenbaum, University of Florida For people concerned with environmental protection, including many EPA employees, there is broad agreement: The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is in deep trouble. The Trump administration...Show More Summary
Making Sense by Michael Reagan Dear Mr. President, let me take you back to 1979. I don’t know what you were building or doing then, but my father was running for president and the political left and their loyal snipers … Continue reading ?
For people concerned with environmental protection, including many EPA employees, there is broad agreement: The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is in deep trouble. The Trump administration has begun the third, most formidable White House-led attempt in EPA’s brief history to diminish the...
Guest post by Joe Hoft The Dow Jones Industrial Average (DOW) hit another record new high on Thursday! It was... The post DOW Set to Break All-Time Record Today – Breaking Reagan’s Record! appeared first on The Gateway Pundit.
President Trump on Friday is expected to tout his conservative bona fides as well as his administration’s early actions during the first address by a sitting president since Ronald Reagan to an annual gathering of conservative activists. Show More Summary
1. Soft Targets On April 12, 1982, Yuri Andropov, the chairman of the K.G.B., ordered foreign-intelligence operatives to carry out “active measures”—aktivniye meropriyatiya—against the reëlection campaign of President Ronald Reagan.Show More Summary
On Thursday night, Mike Pence was led to the stage by Mother to deliver us a bunch of #MAGA crap, including that Trump reminded him of Reagan (why is that good), that Obamacare is crap, and that they're going to build a wall, PLUS a random recitation of the Pledge of Allegiance (?), for your enjoyment. Show More Summary
Contributed by Jonathan Stevenson / “Fast Forward: Painting from the 1980s,” the Whitney’s trenchant exhibition of American work, immediately recalls the Reagan era, when bluffness trumped irony and a turbocharged version of squareness...Show More Summary
Following discussion about how the term "compassionate conservatism" came to be and noting that Reagan at least presented "positivity and hopefulness" in his language, he then blamed Trump for killing it.
One of the mysterious men behind Reagan Battalion, an anonymous conservative Twitter account, seemed mystified recalling the events of the past 72 hours. "We didn't anticipate that it was going to blow up the way it did," he said inShow More Summary
Not since the Reagan era cold war with Russia has apocalyptic awareness been so forefront in the public’s mind. Disturbing incidents ranging from nuclear football Facebook selfies to alarming North Korean military activity now accrue weekly. Show More Summary
The poll, conducted between Feb. 16 and Feb. 20, shows how President Donald Trump has shifted opinions within the party of Ronald Reagan, where national security has been a top issue since the Cold War.