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**Written by Doug Powers Yesterday, the New York Times, as a Christmas gift to those of us who enjoy laughing until pumpkin pie and egg nog shoots out our noses, published a piece about how President Obama has a natural penchant for humility: “I think it speaks volumes about the man’s temperament,” said Robert Dallek, […]
**Written by Doug Powers I thought for sure Oliver Stone would be the first to bring a film about Ronald Reagan to the big screen, but the fact that he’s not doesn’t mean the movie might not be Stone-esque in its approach to the movie: LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) – The story of Ronald Reagan’s […]
“This is no time to repeat the shopworn panaceas of the New Deal, the Fair Deal and the Great Society.”
Words of wisdom as relevant today as they were in 1975. Read ’em. Savor ’em. Live ’em. Brand ’em on your foreheads, Republican politicians. (Hat tip: Lisa)
The morning after.
Right turn. Plus: Happy Birthday, Ronald Reagan!
Right and wrong.
Compare and contrast. Class warrior John McCain Edwards at last night’s GOP debate held at the Reagan Library (transcript): I think that we’ve got to return to the principle that you don’t lend money that can’t pay it back. I think that there’s some greedy people on Wall Street that perhaps need to be punished. […]
Rancho del Cielo.
***updates*** John Hawkins at Right Wing News writes “In Defense of Matt Sanchez.” B. Daniel Blatt skewers leftist attackers and argues: Matt Sanchez is a part of all that he has met. His past figures into the man he has become. But, people do have a right to their own private lives, to deal with […]
Ronald Reagan, CPAC speech, February 2, 1982: We must ask ourselves tonight how we can forge and wield a popular majority from one end of this country to the other, a majority united on basic, positive goals with a platform broad enough and deep enough to endure long into the future, far beyond the lifespan […]