Remember This Guy?

“Socialism only works

in two places:

Heaven,

where they don’t need it,

and Hell,

where they already have it.”

-Ronald Reagan
‘Here’s
my strategy on

the Cold War:

We win, they lose.’

– Ronald Reagan

“The
most terrifying words in the English language are:

I’m from the government

and I’m here to help.’

-Ronald Reagan


‘The trouble with our liberal
friends is not that they’re ignorant; it’s just that they know so much that isn’t so.’

-Ronald Reagan

‘Of the
four wars in my lifetime, none came about because the U.S. was too strong.

– Ronald Reagan

“I
have wondered at times about what the

Ten Commandments would have looked like if Moses had run them through the U.S.
Congress.”

-Ronald Reagan

“The
taxpayer:

That’s someone who
works
for the federal
government
but doesn’t have to take the civil service
examination.”

– Ronald Reagan

Government
is like a baby:

An alimentary canal with
a
big appetite at one end
and
no sense of
responsibility
at the other”

 Ronald Reagan
“The nearest thing

to eternal life

we will ever see on this earth

is a government program.”

– Ronald Reagan

“It has
been said that politics is the second oldest profession.

I have learned that it bears a striking resemblance to the first.”

– Ronald Reagan

“Government’s
view of the economy could be summed up in a few short phrases:

If it moves, tax it.

If it keeps moving, regulate it.

And if it stops moving,

subsidize it.”

– Ronald Reagan

“Politics
is not a bad profession. If you succeed, there are many rewards; if you disgrace
yourself,
you can always write a
book.”

– Ronald Reagan

“No
arsenal, or no weapon in the arsenals of the world, is as formidable as the will and moral courage of free men and women.”

Ronald Reagan
“If we ever forget that we’re one nation under GOD, then we will be a nation gone under.”

– Ronald Reagan

But they say Reagan was stupid! The same people who keep telling us Obama is the smartest man in the world!

H/t beloved fellow Tina.

~Eowyn

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theblackcommenter
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What a good post. I knew of some of these quotes, but not others. I wish someone would articulate freedom & economic liberty as well today

DCG
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Wise man Reagan was…I doubt with the way politics are today, that we will ever see another man like him in office.
miss him 🙁

dan
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A great American whose stature exceeded that of a mere politician…
he was a statesman and a patriot who rose to the call of his country…
to serve the Republic and her people. An example for us all. Moral integrity , kind and gentle humor with resolve and determination that our freedom would be a light for the world and the conviction that our best days were ahead.
Thanks for the reminder…

tina
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we need someone like him now,only tougher yet.

Myth Buster
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Myth Buster

Yes I remember this guy. I remember that when he got into office the national debt was 32% of GDP. But when this guy and George H. W. Bush were done with there terms in office the debt was 65% of GDP. Bill Clinton then brought the debt down by 12%. Then George W Bush did the same thing this guy did and when George W Bush Left office the debt was 80% of GDP. These figures come from the CBO. Look it up.

Myth Buster
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Eowyn
The entire point of my first reply was to see if anyone wanted to have a factual conversation. And yes the debt has gone to 100% of GOP. The point is are people willing find the root problem, and fix the economy. Or are we going to hold onto our Ideology like an anchor while it sinks the whole country. There is enough blame to go around for all of us Democrats ,Republicans and Independents alike.

Myth Buster
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Eowyn
I am an equal opportunity basher. I am not a Democrat or Republican. I have no party affiliation at all. In the state where I live it’s referred to as Undeclared. Don’t always much time to blog, but I’ll be back

Dave
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Dave

Ronald Reagan was the first president I was old enough to vote for.
I have almost forgotten what it was like to have a real president in the White House, because we haven’t actually had one since
All we managed to come up with was a RINO, a philandering socialist, another RINO, and a flaming commie.
-Dave