Category Archives: Reagan

WATCH: Rand Paul Says Jimmy Carter Was Better For Economy Than Ronald Reagan – The National Memo

See on Scoop.it – DidYouCheckFirst Senator Rand Paul (R-KY), a likely 2016 presidential candidate, has some explaining — and penance — to do. On Wednesday, Mother Jones dug up some old videos of the self-proclaimed libertarian slamming Republican hero Ronald … Continue reading

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It’s On #MiddleClass America to Save America

I can’t imagine anyone arguing that America does not need a healthier, more economically viable, active, and growing middle class. Sadly, I also can’t imagine much argument that the exact opposite is dramatically evident. The question now is what are … Continue reading

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Ronald Reagan is not coming back, Republicans. Accept it.

See on Scoop.it – DidYouCheckFirst The Republican Party is still waiting for their beloved head coach, Ronald Reagan, to come out of the locker room and lead them to another victory. Greg Russak‘s insight: Ahem…..   "Like any politician, Reagan … Continue reading

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Let’s #NeverForget915 and the Lies of Trickle-Down Economics

On this, the 5th anniversary of the bankruptcy of Lehman Brothers, Americans should take time to pause and remember this as yet another heinous crime of historic proportions perpetrated on Americans on a day in September. It wasn’t terrorists and … Continue reading

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Bill Maher RIPS APART Ronald Reagan: ‘The Original Teabagger. 6/7/2013

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Top G.O.P. Donors Seek Greater Say in Senate Races

See on Scoop.it – DidYouCheckFirst The Republican Party’s biggest donors are financing a new group to recruit seasoned candidates and protect Senate incumbents from challenges by far-right conservatives and Tea Party enthusiasts. Greg Russak‘s insight: Looks like a real quandary … Continue reading

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Right To Work… for Less

For the record, I’ve spent most of my career in management. I have never belonged to a union. I have, however, become a stronger and stronger supporter of organized labor the more I read and understand the facts about them … Continue reading

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Reagan–No Loopholes For Millionaires

So if the holy man of the GOP said it, and the holy man of the Democrats (who ain’t so much what was hoped for after all) is saying it, how come the resistance is almost exclusively from just one … Continue reading

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The Case for Funding The Corporation for Public Broadcasting

The following is in response to two questions recently raised by a friend who opposes funding public broadcasting. His questions were:1. Is it really the role of government to support such enterprises? 2. Do you really believe that NPR is … Continue reading

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Right Wing Brainwashing

Give a listen to Episode 424: Kid Politics from This American Life, and especially to Act One: Trickle Down History. http://www.thisamericanlife.org/radio-archives/episode/424/kid-politics We invaded Granada because of the threat that island nation represented to the United States? Really? The staff at … Continue reading

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