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Ronald Reagan

The Democrats debate: ‘Tax and spend. Here we go again’

WASHINGTON, Oct. 15, 2015 − Watching the Democratic presidential debate Tuesday, one couldn’t help noting that all the candidates were offering voters a continuation of the Obama administration’s failed policies of the past seven years. Tuesday’s spectacle was reminiscent of a debate held 35 years ago, on Oct. 28, 1980. Then-candidate for president Ronald Reagan listened ...

Revive the American spirit and make America great again

WASHINGTON, September 2, 2015 — The U.S.A. is in a funk this Labor Day weekend. Americans are deeply divided over key issues, each side so steadfast in its position that the spirit of compromise seems no longer possible. It’s been almost 10 years since the economy had annual growth rate exceeding 3 percent. During that period, Americans seem ...

Reflections on the ‘Reagan Revolution’

Ronald Wilson Reagan demonstrated an incredible optimism in the American way, and a majority of the American public responded favorably to his “Reagan Revolution.”

The Laffer Curve at 40: Is there any mojo in that voodoo?

WASHINGTON, December 28, 2014 – Forty years ago this month, Arthur Laffer grabbed a napkin at a Washington restaurant and drew one of the most contentious and influential graphs since Keynes came up with his bent aggregate supply curve. The Laffer Curve, as it was dubbed in an article by Jude Wanniski in Public Interest, ...

Alzheimer’s can affect the brightest among us: Moderate to late stages

SAN DIEGO, July 29, 2014 — When beloved late President Ronald Reagan, 40th President of the United States, died at age 93 from pneumonia and complications from Alzheimer’s disease in 2004, the world was devastated. Officially diagnosed with Alzheimer’s in 1994, according to Wikipedia, late President Reagan notified our nation in a letter written in ...

Happy Birthday Ronald Reagan: Reflecting on ‘American Exceptionalism’

SAN JOSE, February 6, 2014 – Today is the birthday of former President Ronald Wilson Reagan, one of the most important leaders of the Republican Party in the last 50 years. Born on February 6, 1911 in Tampico, Illinois, Ronald Reagan grew up in the Midwest and was raised on simple, down-to-earth, common-sense values. Reagan ...