I came across this Bingo Card from one of the GOP debates from 2012 and was struck with how little has changed in GOP rhetoric. It's hard not to miss "Newt Gingrich, Super Reagan Expert" tho. Open Thread below.
The New York Times Magazine cover story by political correspondent Jim Rutenberg, "A Dream Undone -- Inside the 50-year campaign to roll back the Voting Rights Act," is a 10-part, 10,000-word doorstop (issued with the baleful threatShow More Summary
Cenk Uygur, John Iadarola, and Jimmy Dore | (The Young Turks) | – – “Mitt Romney may be the only major Republican not running for President right now, but that’s not going…
The GOP—even Ronald Reagan!—once celebrated Medicare. Now they call for its dismemberment, which is a) dumb and b) will never happen.
For a half-century Republicans have been hilariously wrong about Medicare. Take Ronald Reagan's dystopian nightmare, for example.
Hmm, where will we go for the news that Obama is the third term of the Reagan administration now? Oh, right, Harper’s. And I assume Salon has begun the thawing of Matt Stoller…
In 1961, Ronald Reagan made a 10-minute-long spoken-word vinyl record on which he railed against the idea of Medicare. Decrying it as a path to socialism, he predicted the government health insurance program for people over 65 wouldShow More Summary
Today’s a special birthday! Fifty years ago today, Medicare and Medicaid were signed into law by that notorious communist, Lyndon Johnson. As a special treat, here’s Ronald Reagan telling us in 1961 that Medicare would inevitably lead...Show More Summary
An archery team from Virginia’s Ronald Reagan Middle School in Prince William County beat teams from Canada, the United Kingdom, Namibia, South The post Virginia School Places 1st at NASP World Tournament appeared first on Hunting and Conservation News.
Pat Bagley / Salt Lake Tribune Making Sense by Michael Reagan Trump can’t help being Trump. He says outrageous or dumb things about immigrants or his fellow Republican primary candidates five times a day. But no one — not even the liberals...Show More Summary
Jon Stewart opened The Daily Show on Wednesday by addressing the media furor over his “secret” meetings with President Barack Obama, while mocking Fox News and Politico for hyping the encounters. “It was a roundtable meeting with the President, Elvis — still alive —...
(Scott Johnson) At my request the Fiorina campaign has kindly forwarded the text of Carly Fiorina’s speech at the Reagan Library this week. I want to post this addendum of quotable quotes to the video of the speech that I posted here this morning. Show More Summary
One attribute shared by Ronald Reagan and Barrack Obama is the ability to communicate a message. While their messages differ politically, the speeches of both two-term presidents seem to hit the core of what voters were looking for during their respective eras. Show More Summary
For better or worse the safe bet is that Carly Fiorina will not be the Republican nominee in 2016. The odds therefore are even longer that she...
Exclusive: The modern history of U.S.-Israeli-Iranian relations dates back 35 years to a time of political intrigue when Israel’s Likud leaders and the Reagan administration’s neocons secretly worked to arm Iran’s radical regime, an inconvenient truth given today’s anti-Iran hysteria, writes Robert Parry. By Robert Parry After the July 14 agreement between six world powers…
To the editor: Today's immigration policies are a carry-over from the Republican administrations of Ronald Reagan, George H.W. Bush and George W. Bush. ("Judge says immigrant families should be released from detention: What happens now?," July 26)
Rich Monetti is a liberal who doesn't hate Ronald Reagan, and here's why. The post Ronald Reagan – I Take the Good With The Bad appeared first on The Good Men Project.
The weekly column from Clark Judge: Obama’s Iran Deal? Blame it on Ronald Reagan and George H.W. Bush By Clark S. Judge: managing director, White House Writers Group, Inc.; chairman, Pacific Research Institute Every day the Iran deal looks more and more like an empty shell, actually a fraud. Show More Summary
Robert Reagan stabbed the 47-year-old after she came at him with a hunting knife inside their shared California home, his lawyer said.
Republican presidential candidate Scott Walker has no notable foreign policy experience. This continues to be a problem, even as Walker mews his strange theories on how Ronald Reagan showed the only foreign policy experience a person...Show More Summary