In Jon Cohen’s 2001 book, Shots in the Dark: The Wayward Search for an AIDS Vaccine, he detailed the Reagan administration’s early indifference to the growing epidemic. White House acting press secretary Larry Speakes, and some of the reporters at press briefings, found the crisis to be quite the joking matter.
They may be cute, but you’ll never guess who they grew up to be!
Because Halloween is something both Republicans and Democrats can agree on. Right?
A recently released tape from 1973 features Nixon slurring his words as Reagan pledges to stand behind him in the midst of the Watergate Scandal.
Most celebrities consider it an honor to do a voice on The Simpsons, but not everyone is so eager. Here are 32 actors, musicians, and politicians who either turned down a role on the show or were cut from their episode.
This might be your new steamy Reagan fantasy and it doesn’t include jelly beans.
Yes, BRA ads. For both Conservatives and Liberals.
Test your knowledge, from George Washington to Barack Obama.
Reagan was speaking about the 15-day waiting period and background bill he signed in California during his 1989 speech. In 1992 he was announcing his a support for the national Brady Bill.
“If you don’t make the tent bigger, you might as well fold it up and go home.”
Smoke one for “the Gipper”.
This retro gem is one of Bill Clinton’s first network television appearances AND it even features a classic Phil Collins/Genesis jam as its soundtrack!
Paul is branding his libertarian-leaning foreign policy as what the founders would have wanted. “It is time for all Americans, and especially conservatives, to become as critical and reflective when examining foreign policy as we are with domestic policy.”
So do you stuff their stockings with lighters?
Two members said Reagan changed their votes. The bill passed by two.
In 1984, Ronald Reagan teamed up with Lee Greenwood to make the most American political ad in the history of freedom.
MSNBC’s conservative morning host hedges that bet with a reminder that liberal elites in Manhattan were convinced Jimmy Carter would beat Ronald Reagan in 1980.
Every ’80s kid can tell you Nancy was the best weird grandma with a killer fashion sense. Also, she hung out with Mr. T, so that.
In 1992 and 2004, the gay Republican organization withheld its endorsement from the party’s presidential candidate. This election, there is still no word on the group’s decision.
From Ford on the Cold War to Reagan’s charm. Some of the greatest hits, show-downs, and flops from the last 50 years of presidential debates, courtesy of the Miller Center archives.
This Republican parody of “Where Have All The Cowboys Gone” is misguided, but totally earnest.
Artist Jason Heuser, aka SharpWriter just released his most recent work of re-imagined presidential awesomeness. God bless America.
Can the Republican spend him to death? “Our SuperPACs are our Star Wars.”
The “dysfunction” is “disturbing,” says the former Florida governor. A pox on both parties.
A conservative site thinks the image of President Obama throwing a football might be photoshopped. Fortunately, I managed to find the original version.***
As a kid, Andy Smith thought the only way he could get his room cleaned was by declaring it a disaster area and requesting disaster relief with the President. Here is President Reagan’s response to the boy.
This analysis from the bipartisan firm Purple Strategies makes the case that Obama is on the Reagan trajectory going into reelection. With Obama making significant gains among independents, it’s certainly a plausible argument.