The most terrifying 9 words in the English language are "I'm from the government and I'm here to help".
The one I heard from Reagan is "Trust but verify". I learned later it is from a Russian Proverb.
The quote that motivated a generation of captives -
"Mr. Gorbachev...tear down this wall!"
After being shot by a would-be assassin: "I forgot to duck!"
"We must reject the idea that every time a law's broken, society is guilty rather than the lawbreaker. It is time to restore the American precept that "each individual" is accountable for his actions."
“Anyone who’s ever had their kitchen done over knows that it never gets done as soon as you wish it would.”
In September of 1984, for the third time in eighteen months, jihadists bombed a U.S. government outpost in Beirut - bringing the death toll to more than 300 (including 240 Marines in one bombing.) President Reagan acknowledged that the new security precautions that had been advocated by Congress hadn’t yet been implemented at the U.S. embassy annex similar to the one in Benghazi. This quote was his explanation. I wonder how Congress would react today to that kind of a statement in the face of American deaths.
by Stacie L 7 years ago
Rarely do you see a politician quite this honest: Last Wednesday, just hours after securing the position of chairman of the House Financial Services Committee, Spencer Bachus, R-Ala., told the Birmingham News that "in Washington, the view is that the banks are to be regulated, and my view is...
by Kenna McHugh 2 weeks ago
"Republicans believe every day is the Fourth of July, but the democrats believe every day is April 15." -- Ronald Reagan
by Kas 5 years ago
What would Ronald Reagan say about today's world and the state of the USA?
by Ralph Schwartz 4 weeks ago
It's been an interesting last year in American politics - one of the topics that's been in the news throughout that period is the "Deep State" What are your thoughts? Does a Deep State actually exist? If you are a believer, do you think it's something that can be eradicated? ...
by cprice75 5 years ago
Could Ronald Reagan get the Republican nomination today?I am not talking about the idealized Ronald Reagan that we often hear about today, but the real Ronald Reagan--the one who was a union president, who raised government deficit spending to previously unknown levels, and the one who raised taxes...
by Wesman Todd Shaw 5 years ago
What made Ronald Reagan So Great?A lot of persons think of Ronald Reagan as one of the best of the US Presidents, if you believe that is true, why do you think it is true?
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