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Ronald Reagan

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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Life-and-death decisions will await Jeb, Hillary

    Life-and-death decisions will await Jeb, Hillary
    Presidents have to make more life-and-death decisions than anyone can be prepared for. Franklin Delano Roosevelt made such decisions on a daunting global scale. Harry Truman decided to drop atomic bombs on civilians. Dwight Eisenhower, the modern...
  • Five presidents

     
    Nov. 4, 1991: Five U.S. Presidents attend the dedication ceremony of the Ronald Reagan Library in Simi Valley. From left: George H. Bush, Ronald Reagan, Jimmy Carter, Gerald Ford and Richard Nixon pose for the media....
  • Thoughts from Dr. Joe: Reagan and the return of U.S. optimism

    On April 30, 1975, the fall of Saigon was the culminating moment, representing the spiraling decent of American prestige throughout the world. On the evening news Americans witnessed images of Operation Frequent Wind, the evacuation of thousands of...
  • Hail to the Chiefs: Ranking top 10 presidential athletes

    Hail to the Chiefs: Ranking top 10 presidential athletes
    Ronald Reagan was one. So was John F. Kennedy. The verdict's still out on Barack Obama, though one more first pitch might convince historians he's just a skinnier version of William Howard Taft. We're talking athletes. A sure way to tell you're not...
  • Cuomo's death marks the passing of a liberal lion

    Cuomo's death marks the passing of a liberal lion
    With former Gov. Mario Cuomo's death, liberals have lost one of their last, best champions, a proud populist who represented an older breed of Democrat. During his three terms as governor, the former minor league baseball player from Queens championed...
  • The day five presidents showed up in Simi Valley

    The day five presidents showed up in Simi Valley
    In 1991, U.S. presidential history was made in Simi Valley. The Times called it "the ultimate photo opportunity." The presidents were drawn to California for the opening of the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library. The Times reported: "For the first...
  • Police: Woman's remains not found in Longwood, search concludes

    Police: Woman's remains not found in Longwood, search concludes
    The search in a Longwood field for the remains of a woman missing since 2004 halted Friday after officers came up empty-handed, police spokesman Kevin Tuck said. After three days of digging and sifting through soil, officers and crime-scene...