Category Archives: Reagan BS

RON PAUL: DOCTOR NO SHAME

My column for today’s American Spectator discusses the Texas-sized hypocrisy of Ron Paul, fair-weather friend to Ronald Reagan and faux libertarian: Paul has consistently represented himself as a principled libertarian, and never tires of reminding us that he is a physician whose medical experience has taught him to be wary of government intrusion in health care. However, [...]

VIDEO: RON PAUL’S HYPOCRISY

Ron Paul has released the following attack ad against Rick Perry, in which he depicts himself as a Reagan Republican and Perry as a Gore-supporting Democrat. Watch it and then I’ll explain how it exposes the essential hypocrisy of “Doctor No”: Did you notice how the ad shows shot after shot of the good doctor posing with Reagan [...]

GALLUP POLL: AMERICANS RANK REAGAN AS GREATEST PRESIDENT

In case you were wondering why the “news” media and other Democrats have been so anxious to associate Obama with Reagan, despite the intrinsic absurdity of the comparison, here’s the answer: Ahead of Presidents Day 2011, Americans are most likely to say Ronald Reagan was the nation’s greatest president. Here’s the list: [ht Doug Powers]

REAGAN ON GOVERNMENT-RUN HEALTH CARE

Since yesterday was Ronald Reagan’s 100th birthday, it seemed appropriate to re-post this 1960s audio of the Gipper warning against Medicare mission creep. Here’s the money quote: One of the traditional methods of imposing statism, or socialism, on a people has been by way of medicine. It’s very easy to disguise a medical program as [...]

VIDEO: PEGGY NOONAN BITCH-SLAPS ANDREA MITCHELL OVER REAGAN WHOPPER

You may have noticed that, during the run-up to Reagan’s 100th birthday, the very media types who trashed him for decades are now trying to remake him into a RINO. The last straw for Noonan came when Andrea Mitchell made the following idiotic assertion: People are trying … Republicans in particular, obviously trying to appropriate Ronald Reagan for [...]