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American President Featured during German Tour

CI Ronald Reagan
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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, July 7, 2015 at 8:30pm 7/7/2015 at 8:30pm
CI Ronald Reagan

During my family’s visit of Berlin, Germany yesterday, an American president was prominently featured as part of the tour we took.

Our guide spoke glowingly of a speech that he heard, and one which still resonates with him to this day.

As we passed the Bradenburg Gate, he quoted Ronald Reagan’s 1987 speech...

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Best. License Plate. Ever.

Reagan Jeep Licence Plate Gipper
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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, June 16, 2015 at 7:00am 6/16/2015 at 7:00am
Reagan Jeep Licence Plate Gipper

During my visit to the Reagan Ranch, we also made a tour of the Reagan Ranch Center in Santa Barbara. Both are run by Young America’s Foundation.

On display was the jeep used by President Reagan on the ranch, including when he gave a tour to Mikhail Gorbachev in 1992.

Reagan Jeep Licence Plates

There also was on display a section of the Berlin Wall, next to a video of Reagan’s famous “Tear Down This Wall” speech.

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Reagan Ranch Visit

Reagan Ranch Front of House Horses
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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, June 14, 2015 at 7:30am 6/14/2015 at 7:30am
Reagan Ranch Front of House Horses

On Saturday, June 13, 2015, I was fortunate to take a tour of the Reagan ranch, high in the hills above Santa Barbara, California.

The 688-acre ranch is now owned and maintained by the Young America’s Foundation, which also has a Reagan Ranch Center in downtown Santa Barbara where there are exhibits...

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50 years ago today: Ronald Reagan, A Time for Choosing

LI - A Time for Choosing
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Posted by  ▪  Monday, October 27, 2014 at 5:30pm 10/27/2014 at 5:30pm
LI - A Time for Choosing

Several years ago I realized I wasn’t the bleeding heart liberal I fancied myself. This realization wasn’t marked by any one salient incident, but was a process. Along the road to Conservatism, I began consuming as much ideological history as I could get my hands on. Even today, one of my...

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Ronald Reagan on the ballot again

Ronald Reagan for Bollinger County Presiding Commissioner Sign
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Posted by  ▪  Friday, July 4, 2014 at 7:00am 7/4/2014 at 7:00am
Ronald Reagan for Bollinger County Presiding Commissioner Sign

From reader and frequent photographer Katherine:

If only…

Spotted traveling through MO.

Yes, it’s real.

And yes, he’s still a Republican.

 
 
 

Revenge of the Gipper: Reagan best, Obama worst president since WWII

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, July 3, 2014 at 11:30am 7/3/2014 at 11:30am
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A Quinnipiac University National Poll released today confirms what conservatives across the country have known since 2008: that Barack Obama is a dreadful president. Via Quinnipiac University:

President Barack Obama is the worst president since World War II, 33 percent of American voters say in a Quinnipiac University National Poll released today....

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Full Historic Inaugural Speech

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, January 21, 2013 at 8:37pm 1/21/2013 at 8:37pm

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In this present crisis, government is not the solution to our problem; government is the problem.

From time to time we’ve been tempted to believe that society has become too complex to be managed by self-rule, that government by an elite group is superior to government for, by, and of...

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Reagan would be a Tea Party hero

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, June 12, 2012 at 11:45am 6/12/2012 at 11:45am

Ronald Reagan, the humble servant-leader, would have appealed to all conservatives, indeed all Americans, who believe in the right and ability to self-govern.

It is the political establishment that would have much to fear from Reagan—not grassroots activists, as Jeb Bush implies in his comments yesterday. Bush is accurate only in that...

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