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The End Of The Karl Rove Death Grip Signals A Reagan Renaissance

Liberals do not grasp the distinction between Ronald Reagan and (either) George Bush. This blind spot creates a massive confusion and hazard to their ambitions. Obama defeated neither the Reagan Narrative nor Team Reagan. Team Bush appropriated, and then marginalized, both. Obama beat Team Bush, not Team Reagan. The implications are huge.

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Sick and tired of hearing

Sick and tired of hearing about Reagan.

Southern Agrarian

It's really much more simple

It's really much more simple than this writer makes it. The Bushes (and McCain and Romney) were never about civil liberties and while they gave lip service to economic liberty it was clear to anyone with populist leanings that they were all charter members of the crony capitalist power structure. Reagan convinced regular folks that he was one of them and that conservative economic policies were going to improve their lives. That was the Reagan difference.

I must be willing to give up what I am in order to become what I will be. Albert Einstein

Reagan helped cover up the Franklin Scandal


Perhaps there are still "Ron Paul Republicans" who do not understand that the Republican Party has been utterly corrupt for a long, long time.

Love or fear? Choose again with every breath.

Leave Reagan and conservatism in their graves.

Stop digging them back up, they are just nuanced flavors of statism.

Check out the Laissez-Faire Journal at LFJournal.com

"The State is a gang of thieves writ large." - Murray Rothbard

The Message of Reagan is Worthless in GOP hands

The problem is federal power, via the Fed etc., which is controlled by a cartel of evil and shadowy people.

States reasserting themselves against federal power is the only answer. We can have politicians in Washington, but only if they accept what we do - there are no solutions IN washington, only against Washington.

Audit the Fed. More health freedom. Return entitlement responsibility to states. Etc. etc.

And you know what? We are NEVER going to convince enough people - not when the WHOLE system is infiltrated - and when the only thing to fall back on, the people themselves, is corrupted by promises of sweet things and rainbow dreams.

When it all collapses, people will finally realize it wasn't meant to be. Our job is to be in principle and in position so when that happens we'll already be ready to help work towards fixing the problem.

It's not the end of Karl Rove,

he will just shed his sheeps clothing to reveal more of his evil self.

The message of Regan is unbeatable.

Sadly, he succumbed to establishment pressures by appointing Bush as his VP and was blind to manipulation by Neocons in his administration, looking to seize his party as soon as he was out of the way.

But, the fact that charitable giving was higher in the 80s than at any point in U.S. history is proof that Americans thought they were getting Reagan's rhetoric, not his actions. Although, welfare spending remained virtually the same, Americans were prepared to and did take on poverty through private charity, showing that if Reagan had had a Republican Congress and the personal willpower, he had a mandate to eliminate welfare altogether.

The Liberty Movement needs to reenergize that mandate within the American people...but, this time actually carry through with dismantling the Great Society, massively slashing taxes, and returning to sound money.

"The truth is that neither British nor American imperialism was or is idealistic. It has always been driven by economic or strategic interests." - Charlie Reese

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.


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.


I think we must always remember what Reagan said he was going to do and what he actually did as president are TWO COMPLETELY different things.
Reagan grew gvt exponentially and he reneged on his promise to return to the sound monetary we once enjoyed.
People dont know it was thanks to "Reagans raiders" and other groups in Pauls district that got Reagan elected and then Reagan did the opposite of what he promised. ron went way out on a limb to endorse reagan, and only 4 members of congress did.. it was a mass media spin that reagan was a conservative and it is written falsely in books he was. his economic policies failed and were a farce no diff then all the rest. reagan protected the status quo when he could have done something.
Ron Paul quit congress in disgust and never really trusted anyone ever again nor would he endorse as freely.
This was a big moment in Dr. Pauls life and then to go against his better judgement and allow his constituents to talk him into returning to the congress in 96 and going up against speaker Gingrich and the entire texas republican delegation- i think there were 39 in total who endorsed pauls primary opponent and paul won with more of the vote then he did in 86 and spent less money!!!! just like we expect from our true conservative! The establishment here couldnt show their face for a decade after that!!!
The entire texas delegation went against dr paul and paul STILL WON!!lol
ok sorry, got carried away..
but the lesson is, we dont want reaganomics unless it is that of reagans ORIGINAL plans as president, not what he actually did.
reagan was not a good president no matter what some conservatives may say..... they would be the big gvt: "sometimes Im a conservative" , saying he was a good one. the fake conservatives who cry when their bread is no longer getting buttered by big gvt.

"OH NO! He has a SON?" Neoconservatives and Liberals EVERYWHERE!

Rand Paul 2016

I was just about to say that

People forget that Ron Paul left the GOP because of Reagan policies. Talked good but at the end, that was all it was.