Early this month, a group of 50 national-security officials who had served in Republican administrations—Nixon, Ford, Reagan, Bush I, Bush…
“The party of Reagan was the party that had coalitions that worked seamlessly together. What Donald Trump has identified is a party that is literally splitting apart between the donor class and the working class parts of the party.” — [...]
Former IRS Commissioner Fred Goldberg: "As a former IRS commissioner and practicing tax lawyer, I understand it may be inconvenient for Trump to release his tax returns but we all know -- and the IRS has confirmed -- that nothing prevents any of us from releasing our tax returns any time we want. Show More Summary
The White House has flipped partisan control four times across the nine presidential elections since Ronald Reagan defeated Jimmy Carter in 1980. Only two states...
Yesterday, former IRS Commissioner Fred Goldberg (who held top tax positions in the administrations of both Ronald Reagan and George H.W. Bush)
The last hundred days have found me on the campaign trail---travelling with a candidate who has high approval ratings and low negatives. His name, though spoken often in this tortuous political season, is not even on the ballot. YetShow More Summary
Is this the beginning of the end of the three-decade-long project of privatizing public functions? Ronald Reagan started us down the privatization path in the 1980s, championing the myth that private enterprise is always and forever more efficient than the government. Show More Summary
As tensions simmer with Beijing, and in a show of the close relations between Washington and Tokyo, Japan’s Defense Minister Tomomi Inada visited a US naval base on Tuesday and boarded the USS Ronald Reagan.
New York Times: “It has been 32 years since a president won the popular vote by a double-digit percentage. That was when Mr. Mondale suffered an 18-point defeat to Ronald Reagan in 1984. It was also the last time there [...]
Whatever specific policies are being fought over now, immigration experts say the problem took root at least 30 years ago, when President Ronald Reagan signed a 1986 immigration law that has become known as the "Reagan Amnesty" and allowed roughly 3 million people in the country illegally to gain legal status. Show More Summary
NUCLEAR WESSEL: Anti-Trump operatives targeted in online ‘catfishing’ scheme. Steven Wessel is a convicted con man with a Big Apple flair, feigning connections to Ronald Reagan and pretending to be an Oxford man while bilking rich Manhattanites of $750,000. But his last scam before heading to prison this spring targeted a very different kind of […]
This election gets weirder and weirder: Steven Wessel is a convicted con man with a Big Apple flair, feigning connections to Ronald Reagan and pretending to be an Oxford man while bilking rich Manhattanites of $750,000. But his last scam before heading to prison this spring targeted a very different kind of mark: Republican operatives […]
Christie's announces the release of the sale catalogue for the upcoming auction of The Private Collection of President and Mrs. Ronald Reagan, the celebrated 40th President and First Lady of the United States. This landmark Collection...Show More Summary
There are times when national and sporting narratives seem almost to be perfectly synchronised. America’s success at the 1984 Los Angeles Olympics, which presaged the Reagan landslide later in the year, offered golden proof that the country’s long national nightmare of Vietnam and Watergate had finally come to an end. Show More Summary
A young Donald Trump with President Ronald Reagan This is almost eerie… If you look at media reports and public... The post THIS IS EERIE=> 2016 Is Shaping Up to Be an EXACT Repeat of 1980 …(Except Carter Wasn’t So Sickly) appeared first on The Gateway Pundit.
Wall Street Journal, Republicans Take New Tack on Taxing Companies’ Overseas Profits: President Ronald Reagan once chided government’s approach to the economy as following this mantra: “If it moves, tax it.” Today’s Republicans are following Mr. Reagan’s ideas by trying the exact opposite approach. The tax plans from House Republicans...
It’s even worse than Frank Luntz discovered. Via Raw Story comes word of this article in the Toronto Star: Last week, David Wright decided that his candidate was a “moron.” Wright, an optical technician and “Reagan Republican” in Tennessee, had been willing to ignore a certain amount of foolishness from party nominee Donald Trump. But [...]
Donald Trump has just made changes, again, in his campaign’s top leadership, shoving aside the seasoned Paul Manafort and installing Breitbart News Chairman Steve Bannon and veteran pollster Kellyanne Conway.
Christie’s is readying a sale that will open the doors of the former president and Nancy Reagan’s California house. Potential bidders and the just plain curious will find all sorts of Billy Haines “Hollywood Regency” style furniture and light fixtures, porcelain stamped with the presidential seal,...
Live from Trumpland: Bear in mind that ever since the days of Reagan, a media celebrity is what many Republicans think the president should be: he (and it is he) is supposed to glad-hand his way around the country, leaving governance to Cheney-like figures in the shadows. The problems with...