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 Reagan’s economic policies for increasing government spending and debt. In 2007, while stumping on behalf … More WATCH: Rand Paul Says Jimmy Carter Was Better For Economy Than Ronald Reagan – The National Memo
See on Scoop.it – DidYouCheckFirst “As with King, it is this subversive aspect of Mandela’s legacy that is most in danger of being erased as he enters America’s pantheon of sanitized moral icons. But it is precisely the aspect that Americans most badly need. American power and human freedom are two very different things. Sometimes … More Don’t Sanitize Nelson Mandela: He’s Honored Now, But Was Hated Then
See on Scoop.it – DidYouCheckFirst Nelson Mandela’s death has unleashed a flood of whitewashed, politically correct memorials of a man who spent most of his life as a deeply radical and controversial figure. Greg Russak‘s insight: I admire him even more after reading this. See on thinkprogress.org
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 changed his mind. As Governor of California, he signed pro-choice legislation into law that he … More Ronald Reagan is not coming back, Republicans. Accept it.