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Cal Thomas: Going back not a winning formula for GOP

...presidential election is 270. Electoral votes for Republican presidential candidates have steadily declined since Ronald Reagan's impressive 1984 victory over Walter Mondale. In that blowout election, Reagan carried 49 out of the 50 states...
A trust deficit

...the start. Many no longer do, as his declining approval ratings demonstrate.In dealing with the Soviet Union, Ronald Reagan employed a Russian proverb, "trust but verify." Boehner and the Republicans seem to be saying there is no need...
Hey GOP: Put on a happy face

...problem Republicans have had since the "glory days" of Ronald Reagan is that too many have forgotten how to be positive and...time when we did better.This was the true spirit of Ronald Reagan, whom Republicans like to identify with, but too many...
Just say 'no' to underwriting more debt

...there is innovation in health care, education, balanced budgets and taxes" and follow their lead.Pence recalls Ronald Reagan's First Inaugural Address in which he said, "All of us need to be reminded that the federal government did not...
Is Christie the one?

...reporter Jenna Portnoy called him in her Election Night story. The last time Republicans had one of those his name was Ronald Reagan. Christie does more than dump on Washington's gridlock and dysfunction. He contrasts his accomplishments with Washington's...

...including Bob Hope, Bing Crosby, Dorothy Lamour and William Holden."He was extremely close with Jimmy Cagney and Ronald Reagan," Wheeler recalled Monday.His celebrity contacts would become invaluable when Lyles started producing such Westerns...
The intransigents

...a routine feature of Washington.What is supposed to be the Golden Age of bipartisanship, when Tip O'Neill and Ronald Reagan were bosom buddies and practically tucked each other in at night, was punctuated by periodic shutdowns. As Dylan...

...big impact on the future of food stamps.From President Lyndon Johnson's vision of a Great Society to President Ronald Reagan's condemnation of "welfare queens" to President Bill Clinton's embrace of welfare work requirements, food stamps...

...Keira Knightly and Kevin Costner, with Kenneth Branagh directing.A political conservative who once referred to Ronald Reagan as "my president," Clancy broke through commercially during a tense period of the Cold War, and with the help of...
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The insult assault

...George W. Bush as a man who "was born with a silver foot in his mouth."Some of the best have a real soft touch. Ronald Reagan was the master. When he was debating Jimmy Carter, he was able to draw blood by simply answering Carter's criticisms...


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