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The Neo-Reagan Era is Dead!

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Ronald Reagan said this. Ronald Reagan said that. In the spirit of Ronald Reagan, how many times can a Republican politician repeat Ronald Reagan's name during a campaign? Anybody know the record? I've been trying to make the point for probably at least a decade now. Through two presidential election cycles, the major players seem to be the last to get the point. The Neo-Reagan Era is Dead! We need to bury its disciples to allow the Republican Party to get a life.

Reagan's political victories during the last century are non-transferable. He was a successful politician back then, not a saint that defined American politics for the next thousand years. Yet, the old guard in the Republican Party seems to want to kick Reagan around in his grave the same way the Communists pulverized Marx. And now we're also seeing the same kind of refusal to give up power, along with cheating, bullying, and violence when the strategy doesn't work.

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But nobody is talking about no wars but us.

In all the Republican rumbling - nobody is latching on the "no war" subject.

generally speaking

I think it's related every time someone mentions Constitutional rule. That includes shifting from the current warlord system to one in which Congress must declare war.

Correlation does not prove causality!

Reagan not my hero

While his rhetoric was inspiring he was never more than a paid mouth piece his whole life ironically starting with GE back in the 50's.
We just all wanted to believe. In turn he pulled out the credit card to "defeat" communism while enslaving us with debt. Fair trade??? I say no.
The corporate masters chose well in Reagan and we bought it.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QTcL6Xc_eMM

BTW, If he would have gotten rid of the DEPT of EDU as promised we still would have had a chance to educate our own kids locally but, turns out it was too great of a public opinion tool to give up.
Google "charlotte iserbyt thomson" to learn more...

* Disclaimer: This is not an endorsement of the video clip commentator Micheal Moore's communist views. But here history has proven him right about about the near complete corporate take over of the government.

“Any man who thinks he can be happy and prosperous by letting the government take care of him better take a closer look at the American Indian.” ― Henry Ford.

Downfall of Constitutional rule ...

It went much deeper than that. The downfall of Constitutional rule would not have been possible at this point without Reagan's contribution to it. It's almost painful to read comments from people who think it suddenly started with Obama or Bush. People have various opinions about when the process began, but my view is that the seeds of "final" destruction were planted in the 1960s and the rapid exponential decline was kicked off by Reagan. It was like a Nixon goes to China thing. Only a China hater like Nixon could have credibility in America while opening up relations with China. Only someone like Reagan, who's every word at times seemed to sprout American flags, could sell us on allowing the federal government to take over the most sacred aspects of private life and shift the country into a full-fledged massive welfare state with no limits to arbitrary control.

Correlation does not prove causality!