Tag Archives: Ronald Reagan

Some shocking news for Republicans: Ronald Reagan wasn’t a racist on immigration

By Robert Mann There was once a prominent liberal Democrat — he would one day become president — who embraced a big, broad belief in the American dream that too many of today’s political leaders reject. This future president said … Continue reading

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Recruiting black conservatives: ‘Runaway Slave’ vs ‘Django Unchained’

By Tom Swain By now, it’s likely too late to register for the second day of @large, billed as “a conference for a new majority.” You could go to http://www.atlargeconference.com and find out about it. Tickets, if you can still … Continue reading

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Supply-side economics: Is there really much doubt that it failed?

Sometimes pointing out reality is very annoying to those who live in a cloistered world in which Mitt Romney is president and Republicans have captured the U.S. Senate. That didn’t happen, of course. But it came as an enormous surprise … Continue reading

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Jindal’s “Easter Bunny Economics”

By Robert Mann Does Bobby Jindal believe in the Easter Bunny or the Tooth Fairy? It’s likely that, as a man in his 40s, he’s given up those childish notions. I’m sure he vouches for the hare’s existence to his … Continue reading

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Campaign spots: Nothing new under the sun

What has been will be again, what has been done will be done again; there is nothing new under the sun. –Ecclesiastes 1:9 The more you watch and study politics, the more you realize that it’s not often you see … Continue reading

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