There are two novels that can change a bookish fourteen-year old's life: The Lord of the Rings and Atlas Shrugged. One is a childish fantasy that often engenders a lifelong obsession with its unbelievable heroes, leading to an emotionally stunted, socially crippled adulthood, unable to deal with the real world. The other, of course, involves orcs.... John Rogers
LBJ's war on poverty, as well as his signing of the civil rights act is something that we can be proud of. Reagan didn't do one thing that I can look back upon and be proud of. The USSR went bankrupt, Reagan didn't one thing that made it's downfall become a reality.
Carter was a tool and still is a tool. I've not got anthing good to say about the peanut farmer except that he should have stayed in Georgia farming peanuts for a living. He was a populist "wet dream" as it were.
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I do not agree with what you have to say, but I'll defend to the death your right to say it. Voltaire
When you make your peace with authority, you become an authority.- Jim Morrison
He projected strenght, started the debt we now have.
People who get upset about the initiatives of the first lady are pathetic. They reinforce common sense. Saying no to drugs, learning to read, and eating right and getting exercise are all good things. The radical left and right are so silly.
In a 62 year time span he's probably the best Republican since Eisenhower, but over all he was just a so so moderate Republican who ultimately led us down the path of de-regulation and widened the gap between rich and poor. I voted he was so so.
"Rome is the mob. Conjure magic for them and they’ll be distracted. Take away their freedom and still they’ll roar. The beating heart of Rome is not the marble of the senate, it’s the sand of the coliseum. He’ll bring them death – and they will love him for it.” - Senator Gracchus (Gladiator)
Ronald Reagan - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
probably would be beneficial for people to fully read the wikipedia page on reagan and read a whole overview of his presidency,rather than picking one thing from his presidency and labeling him good or bad without seeing the whole picture.