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Remembering Reagan

Today marks the anniversary of the passing of Ronald Reagan on June 5, 2004. What follows is the tribute I wrote at the time: MOURNING IN AMERICA Families in Berlin awoke Sunday morning to the news that Ronald Reagan had “slipped the surly bonds of earth”. They were free to reach out to friends and… Read More Remembering Reagan

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Spirit of ’76

In 1976, Ronald Reagan ran as the conservative alternative to Gerald Ford for the Republican nomination. Governor Reagan lost by only 70 delegate votes at the Republican convention in Kansas City. After winning victory, President Ford invited Governor Reagan to speak to the delegates from the convention podium. Speaking off-the-cuff, Governor Reagan reminded the delegates… Read More Spirit of ’76