Doesn’t anybody remember history?

It's one thing to not know ancient history or even history of the centuries ago. But it is another to not remember the history of just a few decades ago: There is much debate over President Reagan because we all think of him differently. And over time, history sweetens our memories. But no matter what … Continue reading Doesn’t anybody remember history?

The president who stood by our side

At the time Ronald Reagan was elected I was a democrat who was a hawk on defense. My greatest influence was a professor Ed Thomas. He had a great love of history and of original documents. He used to say about Ronald Reagan. "I'm afraid of Ronald Reagan". He seemed to think that Reagan would … Continue reading The president who stood by our side

I guess we know what books Sarah Palin reads

via Sissy Willis: There's a whole army of patriotic Davids out there across this great country ready to stand up and to speak out in defense of liberty, and these Davids aren't afraid to tell Goliath "don't tread on me." That's just one line (Sissy has more here) but consider. That is the second time … Continue reading I guess we know what books Sarah Palin reads

Obama as Reagan? You’ve got to be kidding

Having lived through the 80's I have a distinctive memory of Ronald Reagan. Although I liked his hard line against communism I wasn't sure about his domestic issues. What I did know is what every person in media thought of him. They thought of him as a simpleton, an idiot, a warmonger and an actor … Continue reading Obama as Reagan? You’ve got to be kidding

Reagan and the Republican Establishment

Big Government tell me I'm apparently not the only person who remembers the Republican Establishment's reaction to Reagan: You had to live through it to recognize the metamorphosis. During those early days of June 2004, as the nation mourned the passing of Ronald Reagan, you would have never known he had been ridiculed and treated … Continue reading Reagan and the Republican Establishment

Two last things concerning Bainbridge’s post…

...first of all I must link to Roxeanne De Luca's excellent piece that not only linked to mine, but puts the lie to his anti-intellectual point that the professor tried to make: While Bielat is the only one of those guys (and gals) who pulled off the double-Ivy education, one can hardly call the small … Continue reading Two last things concerning Bainbridge’s post…