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Ronald Reagan

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  • The new compassionate conservatism

    The new compassionate conservatism
    Jeb Bush and Mitt Romney are zeroing in on inequality as America's fundamental economic problem. Mr. Bush's new political action committee, called "The Right to Rise," declares "the income gap is real" but that "only conservative principles can solve...
  • Education Is The Business Of The States

    Education Is The Business Of The States
    In 1981, Tennessee's 41-year-old governor proposed to President Ronald Reagan a swap: Washington would fully fund Medicaid and the states would have complete responsibility for primary and secondary education. Reagan, a former governor, was receptive. But...
  • How the welfare state wages war on marriage

    How the welfare state wages war on marriage
    Fifty-one years ago, President Lyndon B. Johnson launched the War on Poverty. Since then, taxpayers have spent more than $22 trillion fighting Johnson’s war, three times the cost of all military wars in U.S. history. Last year, taxpayers spent...
  • The welfare state wages war on marriage

    Fifty-one years ago, President Lyndon B. Johnson launched the War on Poverty. Since then, taxpayers have spent more than $22 trillion fighting Johnson's war, three times the cost of all military wars in U.S. history. Last year, taxpayers spent more than...
  • Mixed media, mixed messages at Oh Wow

    Mixed media, mixed messages at Oh Wow
    New York artist Kon Trubkovich’s exhibition at Oh Wow features a suite of large paintings of Ronald Reagan, based on a video of his 1987 Brandenburg Gate speech in Berlin. Having emigrated from the Soviet Union in 1990, Trubkovich sees this...
  • TCA 2015: 'Fargo' Season 2: Sprawling, more laughs and Ronald Reagan

    TCA 2015: 'Fargo' Season 2: Sprawling, more laughs and Ronald Reagan
    The second season of FX's "Fargo," the acclaimed project that won the Golden Globe and the Emmy for best miniseries, will be more sprawling, a lot more comedic and feature the character of Ronald Reagan. FX Networks President John Landgraf gave a few...
  • Robert E. White, diplomat who cited Salvadoran atrocities, dies at 88

     Robert E. White, diplomat who cited Salvadoran atrocities, dies at 88
    His was one of the first and most credible voices to criticize human-rights atrocities by a Salvadoran regime that the U.S. was backing. And it cost him his career as an American diplomat. Robert E. White, a former ambassador who became an outspoken...
  • Daniels an unworthy GOP hero

    Mitch Daniels is probably second only to Ronald Reagan in the pantheon of fake GOP heroes. Despite his massive incompetence as George Bush's budget director, Mitch Daniels managed to create the illusion of fiscal expertise by leasing one of Indiana's...
  • Malloy Offers Broad Plan To Offer 'Second Chance' To Nonviolent Offenders

    Malloy Offers Broad Plan To Offer 'Second Chance' To Nonviolent Offenders
    NEW HAVEN — Gov. Dannel P. Malloy is calling for sweeping changes to the state's drug laws, including reclassifying certain nonviolent offenses as misdemeanors and eliminating mandatory minimum sentences for narcotics possession. The proposals,...
  • Obama library or not, Chicago needs to land Air Force One

    Obama library or not, Chicago needs to land Air Force One
    With all due respect to the Barack Obama presidential library sweepstakes, there's one White House souvenir Chicago absolutely needs. We need to land Air Force One. We're at least owed that. The Air Force looks to retire its current fleet of...
  • Budget proposal is Obama's map back to big government

    WASHINGTON President Barack Obama wants the era of big government back. Ronald Reagan in his 1981 inaugural ushered in an era of skepticism about Uncle Sam by declaring that "government is not the solution to our problem, government is the problem." Bill...