It was 33 years ago that President Ronald Reagan launched the first national Alzheimer's disease awareness campaign. Since then, research has developed ways to manage symptoms... but the search for a cure continues. On the next Mayo Clinic Radio, Dr. Ronald Petersen, a neurologist and director of the Mayo Clinic Alzheimer's Disease Research Center, […]
Julianne Hough dons a cute plaid jumpsuit while arriving on a flight at Reagan National Airport on Wednesday (November 25) in Washington D.C. The 27-year-old Dancing With the Stars judge recently opened up about what advice she gave contestant Nick Carter. “When I mentored Nick this last week I told him, ‘This is the finale. [...]
A Country to Give Thanks For by Michael Reagan The Middle East is in total chaos. Terrorism is only getting worse. We’ve got big economic, immigration and racial problems we can’t solve. And we’re in the middle of a presidential election that looks like it’ll end badly for the country — no matter whom we [...]Show More Summary
(Steven Hayward) As usual I’ve got a huge inventory of cartoons, pics, and memes for Saturday, so I thought a Thanksgiving-themed preview is in order. One of these reminds me of an old Reagan line about Detente with the Soviet Union: “Detente—isn’t that what a farmer has with the turkey—until Thanksgiving?” Yup. Show More Summary
(Paul Mirengoff) John Sears, Ronald Reagan’s one-time campaign manager, once said “discipline is nine-tenths of politics.” And, as Tevi Troy reminds us: Candidate Reagan put Sears’ dictum into action, running a relentlessly focused communication...Show More Summary
Rick McKee / Augusta Chronicle Making Sense by Michael Reagan The Middle East is in total chaos. Terrorism is only getting worse. We’ve got big economic, immigration and racial problems we can’t solve. And we’re in the middle of a presidential...Show More Summary
Mr. McKay investigated allegations of influence-peddling involving Wedtech and Edwin Meese III.
Remember when Ronald Reagan stood toe-to-toe with the Soviets? Like him or hate him, one thing is for certain: Ronald Reagan knew how to counter aggression. When he compare his
Enjoy this Wonkette Holiday Classic recipe all over again, as though The Gipper was still wandering around somewhere. Whatever the hell “monkey bread” might be — something racist, we assume — it was the thing our favorite first lady Nancy Reagan was known to “cook,” at Thanksgiving or whatever. For America, and for Ronnie! Delight
Paul Craig Roberts – former Assistant Secretary of the Treasury under President Reagan, former editor of the Wall Street Journal, listed by Who’s Who in America as one of the 1,000 most influential political thinkers in the world, PhD economist – wrote an article about the build up of hostilities between the U.S. Show More Summary
On my reading list: Finale: A Novel of the Reagan Years by Thomas Mallon. Dan Balz: “Mallon is a marvelous at turning historical events into fiction. His last novel was about Richard Nixon and Watergate and was a great read. [...]
A Republican Party that's long taken a law-and-order stance finds itself desperate to improve its standing among minority voters. The "Just Say No" message of the Reagan administration and the "three strikes" sentencing law developed...Show More Summary
Abortion will be a major topic this spring when the Supreme Court hears a Texas case that could redefine a woman's right to end her pregnancy. In the interim, a conservative judge from the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 7th Circuit, which...Show More Summary
It is Texas Senator Ted Cruz’s opposition to the NSA that is causing him problems in the Republican presidential race.
Judge Richard Posner, a Reagan nominee, wrote the majority opinion. Via Mother Jones: The 7th US Circuit Court of Appeals ruled on Monday that a Wisconsin law requiring abortion providers to gain admitting privileges at nearby hospitals...Show More Summary
Kevin Reagan Security, Middle East Any hope of bringing the two parties to the table to discuss the establishment of safe zones in Syria has effectively been quashed... Turkey’s downing of a Russian warplane, which probably breachedShow More Summary
Rapper and activist Killer Mike feels the Bern. At a Bernie Sanders rally in Atlanta Monday, Killer Mike gave a rousing speech welcoming Sanders to the city. The rapper and activist said he had no desire to return to the Reagan years or have America elect its own Margaret Thatcher, before giving Sanders a ringing endorsement. Show More Summary
One of the few major psychedelics conferences during the dark age of the “Just Say No” Reagan regime was the Psychedelics and Spirituality Conference (aka Psychedelic Conference II), held on the campus of UC-Santa Barbara on May 13-14,...Show More Summary
It follows the recently green lit 'Reagan' and past projects 'Lincoln,' 'Kennedy' and 'Jesus.' read more
USS RONALD REAGAN (Reuters) - The U.S. and Japanese navies established a new level of cooperation to resupply each others vessels during joint exercises in the seas south of Japan last week, the commander of the U.S. Seventh Fleet said on Tuesday.