Sunday, March 06, 2016

Nancy Reagan passes away.

Courtesy of NBC News:

Nancy Reagan, one of the most high-profile and influential first ladies of the 20th century, has died, according to a spokeswoman with the Reagan Library. She was 94. 

The cause of death was congestive heart failure, according to her rep Joanne Drake. "Mrs. Reagan will be buried at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library in Simi Valley, California, next to her husband, Ronald Wilson Reagan, who died on June 5, 2004," Drake wrote in a statement.

I actually have a lot of conflicted feelings about Nancy Reagan.

On the one hand she was married to, and  helped enable, a President who I think helped to delay progress in this country at least twenty years or more.

She was also the spokesperson for that stupid "Just Say No" anti-drug campaign that was not only ineffective but which set the stage for the zero tolerance drug policies of the Reagan administration and the war on drugs that we are still waging on minorities to this day.

Nancy also consulted an astrologer to help set the President's agenda, which is a fairly frightening idea, but then again it probably was no worse than allowing Reagan's ultra conservative advisers help set it.

Yep all in all I have pretty mixed feelings about the passing of Nancy Reagan.

The same cannot be said for those who have deified Ronald Regan, such as our own northern necrophiliac Sarah Palin:
See right over there is where you can go fuck yourself for endorsing Trump.
Rest In Peace, Nancy Davis Reagan. Thank you for your service, and for sharing your life with America as you helped inspire our nation to believe we could be that shining city on a hill. God bless your legacy. - Sarah Palin 

Damn, she is so predictable sometimes.

As if she has not pissed all over Reagan's memory by endorsing Donald Trump in this election cycle.

In fact has anybody considered that Trump's inevitable nomination might be what finally killed the 94  year old? I sure wouldn't count that out.

100 comments:

  1. Anonymous4:36 PM

    Don't really care, but hey do you think one of her "astrologer/prediction expert" type people alerted her before it happened :-)

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    1. Anonymous5:37 PM

      Anonymous4:36 PM
      I doubt it unless he/she was a Vedic astrologer.
      I think she used astrology for her own life and his not for the country, otherwise we would of had a "presidential astrologer".
      Just b/c old man raygun was a douche can't blame it on her.
      I just shocked SP was too busy having fun in the sun to comment on this important matter, took her HOURS to comment!
      Oh well Nancy didn't care for sarah anyway remember when Sarah stiffed her at the library?

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  2. Anonymous4:45 PM

    "In fact has anybody considered that Trump's inevitable nomination might be what finally killed the 94 year old?"

    I wondered about that, too. From what I know of Nancy Reagan, Trump's campaign would have distressed her a lot. And, yes, she disliked Sarah Palin immensely. Sarah was not invited to the Reagan 100th birthday celebration and had to wrangle a gig with the Young Republicans to cover her humiliation.

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  3. Latest News about Nancy reagan
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8rkWEdZ4sOI

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    1. Anonymous8:54 PM

      hey stranger! how is the weather over there?

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  4. Anonymous4:51 PM

    O/T
    Gryphen, can we use this post to comment on the debate?

    It started right out of the gate with Bernie being a lot more aggressive than usual.

    Feeling the Bern!

    (I guess I couldn't wait for an answer)

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    1. Anonymous5:13 PM

      I understand Bernie avoided talking about the auto bail-out and about the EXIM bank.

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    2. Anonymous5:13 PM

      And what's with the finger-wagging? It's one step removed from the Republicans who talk about spanking Hillary.

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    3. Yeah, I actually forgot there was a debate tonight, so feel free to comment here.

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    4. Anonymous5:39 PM

      Wow, debate huh? Didn't know either and I'm about Debated out.
      Heard today that Bloomberg and Jesse Ventura may enter the race as Indy's that ought to liven up things....
      I'm not going to watch Hillz & Bernie fight. Its so regressive.

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    5. Anonymous5:41 PM

      The Debate is in Flint, SO THAT may be interesting...Hillary blew the whistle about the bad water there.

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    6. Anonymous7:13 PM

      @5:41, I could be wrong but I think Rachel Maddow blew the whistle on Flint by having a doctor come on that was testing the kids.

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  5. physicsmom5:12 PM

    What's with the picture? Was it photoshopped? LaPalin didn't get national visibility before he died.

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    1. Anonymous5:35 PM

      Gryphen has to drag Palin into this to increase hits. He admits that he forgot there is a debate tonight. He's more focused on ragging on a long washed up former politician than what is going on today. Business as usual at IM.

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    2. Anonymous5:44 PM

      5:35 I bet you are a hoot at parties! What an unhappy fuck you are!

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    3. 5:35pm, Why does that washed up former politician have to make everything about her?

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    4. Anonymous6:05 PM

      5:35 PM
      Your shtick is getting old.
      Why are you still here?
      For a defunct blog, there you are!

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    5. Anonymous6:09 PM

      Meghan
      Nobody makes everything about themselves more than YOU. Not even Sarah.

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    6. Anonymous6:13 PM

      Anonymous5:35 PM
      Why the fuck are YOU here then?
      YOU must be the TROLL Gryphen is talking about!
      Sarah is so washed up that you are usually the first to comment?
      Hmmm?
      Why is that?

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    7. Nobody resorts to personal attacks faster than you, and strong indication of a simple mind.

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    8. Anonymous6:44 PM

      5:35, It's more like that pathetic piece of shit Palin has to insert her nasty fucking self into any news to stay relevent. Do fuck off troll.

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    9. Anonymous7:00 PM

      There goes Meghan projecting again. Pathetic

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    10. Anonymous7:13 PM

      What kind of "physics" did you study, "mom"? Quantum physics, where an object can be in two places at once? So Sara® can go back in time and ride the range with Ronnie, and the sun won't hit her on the same side as it does him because, you know, relativity; and you can lecture us about history ("LaPalin didn't get national visibility before he died") 'cause, uh, the Galilean invariance kicks in here with not a one of us being as smart as yooooooou with your uncannily prescient suspicion of hmmm, possible photoshop? ya think? could it BE? Go ask for a refund on that fancy diploma you bought from deVry's mail order site.

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    11. Anonymous7:46 PM

      Jesus, did Sarah grift/steal enough money to hire some trolls again? Why do you waste your time here?

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    12. Anonymous8:51 PM

      @5:12 is the only person to notice that the photo is photo shopped. The photo of Sarah and Ronnie is a dream, it's a fake.

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    13. Anonymous3:36 AM

      There goes anonymous 7:00 bitching again. Pathetic!

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    14. Anonymous4:22 AM

      Let me see if I have this straight. Our flying monkey friends swoop in to attack G for commenting on a "washed up politician" on his own blog, whilst they spend their time swooping in to attack Meghan and physicsmom, as drive-by shooters on that same blog...?
      7:00/7:13, you'd think that a person who doesn't have the critical thinking skills to find their way out of a paper bag would know better than to challenge someone with a physics background. (Tell us again what your education consisted of? I'll ante up: 4 years of college, 4 yrs post-grad leading to a PhD.)

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    15. Anonymous9:10 AM

      It's clearly a Photoshop job. Notice that the sunlight is hitting Reagan on one side and Palin on the other side. There wasn't even any attempt to match light sources.

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  6. I didn't particularly care for her except I thought she was truly devoted to her husband and I guess that should count for something.

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    1. Anonymous6:20 PM

      To her husband and family, sure. To the country - nope. WHat she did to minorities and women was disgusting. All the while flaunting her designer duds - for which she didn't pay taxes on those (some $3M worht of stuff) that were gifts until she was forced to by the IRS, post presidency - sound familiar?????

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    2. Anon@6.20 - you're absolutely right but I said her devotion was for her husband.

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    3. Anonymous6:09 AM

      The husband that was screwing her while he was married to Jane Wyman? The husband that got her pregnant while he was married to Jane Wyman? That's not devotion, that's called gold digging! Fuck Nancy Reagan and her "devotion". Give me a break!

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    4. Anonymous7:47 AM

      So devoted they made their children feel like intruders upon their sacred love. Ugh.

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    5. Anonymous11:13 AM

      Bingo 7:47!

      I highly recommend "The Way I See It" an autobiography by Patti Davis, the Reagan's daughter, copyright 1992.

      From the cover..."'The Way I See It' is not only poignant but heartbreaking. It is a portrait of a deeply troubled family hiding behind the lights of Hollywood and the presidency. And it is the story of a celebrated daughter determined to put the past in perspective."

      I also really like Ron Reagan, Jr., and enjoy hearing him on MSNBC. He's intelligent, well-versed in politics, both old and new, has a nice sense of humor and a very pleasant manner.

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  7. Anita Winecooler5:23 PM

    You said it all, and so well, Gryphen. The thing that gave me the most heebie geebies was her psychic friends giving her advice to whisper in Saint Ronnie's ear.
    Has "It's all about MEEEEE" scribbled her sermon while mounting eulogy of Nancy Reagan yet? You KNOW she's got old pictures to show off and prove it's all about her! Or is she in Hawaii or Rehab with her warrior son?

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    1. Anonymous5:42 PM

      I think she is in hiding. I think she's in hiding because he face has blown up like a basketball because of her meds.

      And it wouldn't surprise me if she needs those meds for a condition caused by her years of abuse of "diet pills".

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    2. Anonymous6:20 PM

      Anita Winecooler5:23 PM

      You said it all, and so well, Gryphen. The thing that gave me the most heebie geebies
      **
      Anita, I'm so sorry to read this? I remember as a kid walking home and crying b/c President Kennedy was shot. News on the radio said a psychic tried to warn him. Her Name was Jean Dixon and I was fascinated by her and what she does. There are wondrous things in the world, most people don't care to look...
      https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jeane_Dixon

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    3. Good grief, 6:20. From that Wilipedia entry:

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      Dixon reportedly predicted the assassination of President John F. Kennedy. In the May 13, 1956, issue of Parade Magazine she wrote that the 1960 presidential election would be "dominated by labor and won by a Democrat" who would then go on to "[B]e assassinated or die in office though not necessarily in his first term." She later admitted, “During the 1960 election, I saw Richard Nixon as the winner”,[10] and at the time made unequivocal predictions that JFK would fail to win the election.[11]

      John Allen Paulos, a mathematician at Temple University, coined the term 'the Jeane Dixon effect', which references a tendency to promote a few correct predictions while ignoring a larger number of incorrect predictions.[1] Many of Dixon's predictions proved false, such as her claims that a dispute over the offshore Chinese islands of Quemoy and Matsu would trigger the start of World War III in 1958, that American labor leader Walter Reuther would run for President of the United States in the 1964 presidential election, that the second child of Canadian Prime Minister Pierre Trudeau and his young wife Margaret would be a girl (it was a boy), and that the Russians would be the first to put men on the moon.[15][16]

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    4. Anonymous6:56 PM

      Thank you, Liz. Anita, perhaps you've had a few too many winecoolers.

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    5. Anonymous6:57 PM

      Sounds like maloe's cover has been blown!

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    6. Anonymous4:25 AM

      6:56, I think you misread the chain. What Anita said was reasonable; what 6:20 said, quoting her, not so much.
      6:57, you really are desperate, aren't you?

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    7. Anita Winecooler5:39 PM

      I just said it gives me the heebie geebies, if it gives others an orgasm, more power to them! Did Jeanie Dixon predict the date and time of her own death? I don't believe in psychics, doubt soothsayers really say sooth? Do mediums come in other sizes?
      They're ok for shits and giggles, but not much else, bringing one in the White House just lowers the First Lady's credence, just my opinion.

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  8. Anonymous5:26 PM

    I think she evolved in a number of ways, and if someone evolves then that person deserves respect. Years later, she had the love of her family and healed relationships with her kids, and that, to me, is what says something.

    What I cannot stand, though,is hearing, over and over again on TV, how she brought class back to the White House. The First Ladies after Jackie Kennedy (I'm guessing that's when the comparison starts)and before her were not perfect (and didn't do everything they could to hide any dysfunction like she did), but they all had class, and I think Mrs. Carter had far more than most First Ladies.

    Also, all day I've heard how Mrs. Reagan helped shape policy and was a key adviser. Yes she went to college, but she was an actress. Hillary went beyond a bachelor level and became a lawyer and held jobs working with the law and policies and causes of all types. Yet when she opened her mouth when she became First Lady, all we heard was how she had no business being involved in anything, and she was told by the GOP to shut up.



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    1. Anonymous5:45 PM

      Nancy Reagan brought the eighties to the White House: celebrities and paper billionaires and conspicuous consumption. She couldn't just say no.

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    2. Anonymous6:58 PM

      The damage of her ridiculous just say no campaign and stricter sentencing has ruined many lives. Her lack of objection to the mythological "welfare queen" image Ronnie glommed on to and used increased racism. ANd then there were the personal foibles of the dysfunctional family and her fashion obsession - sound familiar?

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  9. Anonymous5:31 PM

    Hillary Clinton Rips The Heart Out Of Trump’s Campaign By Uttering Two Sentences

    With two sentences, Hillary Clinton ripped the heart out of Donald Trump's campaign by pointing out that she has gotten more votes in 2016 than the Republican frontrunner.

    http://www.politicususa.com/2016/03/06/hillary-clinton-rips-heart-trumps-campaign-uttering-sentences.html

    Bernie Sanders Wallops Republicans For Screwing Flint While Spending Trillions In Iraq

    Bernie Sanders unloaded on Republicans for spending trillions of dollars on the war in Iraq, but claiming that there is no money for the people of Flint.

    http://www.politicususa.com/2016/03/06/bernie-sanders-wallops-republicans-screwing-flint-spending-trillions-iraq.html

    CNN Tries To Divide Democrats With Deplorable Stunts At Democratic Debate

    http://www.politicususa.com/2016/03/06/anderson-cooper-wastes-precious-time-drum-conflict-drama-dem-debate.html

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  10. Anonymous5:40 PM

    Hey G, did you catch this?

    Overwhelming Majority of Voters Want To Rein In Charter Schools

    A new nationwide poll shows the American people overwhelmingly agree that public education should not exist to enrich and profit the charter school privatization movement and they are demanding strong regulatory laws to “rein in documented fiscal malfeasance by private charter schools.”

    http://www.politicususa.com/2016/03/06/overwhelming-majority-voters-rein-charter-schools.html

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  11. Anonymous5:59 PM

    Wow, check this out, Gryphen! The GOP is hating this.

    Jobs, Jobs, Jobs

    http://theobamadiary.com/2016/03/04/jobs-jobs-jobs/

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  12. Anonymous6:00 PM

    God can't bless a legacy, numbnut. Or a house brick. Idiot.

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  13. Anonymous6:14 PM

    The timing and optics of this trip down memory lane generated by this passing, couldn't be worse for republicans in how it contrasts the myth & iconic image of st. reagan with the ugly, bully, borishness of the loutish trumpalstiltskin/trumpenstien character currently captivating conservatives.

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    1. Anonymous6:29 PM

      Make that drumpfalstiltskin/drumpfenstein.

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  14. Anonymous6:17 PM

    I just don't understand the love fest with St. Ronnie. I lived during one of the worst recessions this country had ever seen during his presidency. The country was run by neocons and nincompoops.

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    1. Anonymous6:28 PM

      You bet, no one ever researches what he actually did to this country; they go by the legacy that was painted for him.

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    2. Anonymous6:42 PM

      Yes. But, personally, he was charming and a truly kind, caring human. And Nancy, too.

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    3. Anonymous7:26 PM

      He was elected President when I started high school but he'd been the Calif. governor before that. College tuition began its sky-rocketing climb while services were cut more and more deeply. Homeless people started appearing everywhere because they were given their "freedom" from tax-payer supported mental institutions that kept them housed and provided with medication. He and Nancy were so SNOTTY about the Carters and the solar panels on the White House. If this country had done even 10% of the energy conservation Carter & his administration suggested, I do not believe we would have had half the war-mongering waste of lives and reputation (and money, that's important too) in the decades since. Reagan raised taxes and raised the deficit ceiling and intrigued with terrorists and lied his shiny plastic head off.

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    4. Anonymous7:51 PM

      See, that's what's wrong here. They were so KIND as they ship your @ss down the river when you're not looking. Boopsie has this down pat.

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    5. Anonymous7:52 PM

      Charming? Sure. Most actors get that down early. Kind and caring? Well, he played it on TV.

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  15. Anonymous6:18 PM

    It's a good thing Nancy covered up the Alzheimers in that second term.

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    1. Anonymous4:27 AM

      Read Peggy Noonan's book, "What I Saw at the Revolution." Even she looked back and wrote, "we sure read a lot into those winks."
      It can't have been much of a secret, by the 2nd term.

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  16. Anonymous6:19 PM

    Nancy Reagan really, really disliked Sarah Palin.

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    1. Anonymous6:49 PM

      She most certainly did!
      Expect a $arah post tomorrow sometime, late to the party as always (minions don't work on weekends), asking for a donation to SarahPAC.

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    2. abbafan7:03 PM

      ANON @ 6:19 p.m. - Mrs. Reagan clearly showed her disdain for the village idiot in'08, when her ignorance was outed during the campaign. It must have been a real insult to her to see how stupid this moron really was! The photo above must be photo-shopped, since Reagan was already dead when $arah was prick-teasing the warsiller city council by padding her bra and thrusting her titties out, licking her lips, and winking like the fuckin' retard that she still is today!!

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    3. Anonymous4:31 AM

      Narcissists can't stand other narcissists. Not to mention, as a woman who took up with a married man and had her first child with him 7 months after he married her, she would have known exactly what Sarah Palin was about.

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  17. Anonymous6:46 PM

    I resented her "Just Say No" program which became a big deal when my kids were in elementary school. I had a joint hidden in the box springs under my bed which the kids found while playing under there. I found a picture they drew of the police taking me away in handcuffs then showing me behind bars in jail with all them standing outside crying. It was all I could do to talk them out of NOT actually calling the police and turning me in. I never liked Nancy after that but I do like her son.

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    1. Anonymous7:35 PM

      Oh wow that's a scary story! Glad it all turned out ok for you.

      I know when I was a kid the first place I went to snoop when my parents left the house was their bedroom. Warning to the parents out there.

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    2. Anonymous8:04 PM

      6:46 resents Nancy Reagan for their own kids busting them on something illegal. Wow! Nancy was no shining beacon of morality but it's not her fault your own kids called you out on your weed. I'm sure you used it for "medicinal" purposes, right?

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    3. Anonymous2:28 AM

      Reminds of my nephew Rory, whose puberty arrived with the advent of AIDS education for children. He'd been an only child until the age of 13, when his mother told him she was pregnant. Young Rory was shocked that people were having unsafe sex in his own home.

      These kiddie education programs are more effective than we know.

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  18. Anonymous6:58 PM

    Reagan was married to Jane Wyman, screwing with Nancy Davis, got Nancy pregnant, divorced Jane and married Nancy when she was three months pregnant. Family values!

    Nancy whispered in Reagan's ear a lot in his second term because he could not grasp what was being said. There has to be plenty of videos showing this = also his napping during meetings.

    Reagan gave us the street people by closing the mental institutions, stopping the funding for the mentally ill. He needed the money and did it first as governor of CA and then broadened it to the entire US when he became president. I worked in the psych industry and recollect the fiasco well.

    Reagan left us with a debt larger than all the previous presidents put together'

    It is ludicrous when politicians and would-be politicians don't educate themselves instead of spewing untruths about their "heroes."

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    1. Anonymous7:30 PM

      To add to your list...trickle down economics and he ushered in the Moral Majority.

      I think this would be a good time to thank Gryphen for ushering in the Immoral Minority! :)

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    2. Anonymous7:39 PM

      +++++++++

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    3. Anonymous7:46 PM

      Amen. Can't believe how successfully Ronnie was transformed into some kind of hero, especially after his death with that enormous days-long tribute and news coverage showing even young kids crying while waiting for his various ceremonies.

      I DID learn how hungry that people, especially young folk, are hungry for meaning and ceremony and I felt sad for that lack in their lives. But, for god's sake ronnie was no HERO. Well, maybe compared to today's Repub line-up he was sane even with the Alzheimer's.

      But, I'm an old-timer and prior to Ron's election it was not a common sight to see homeless people begging on the street.

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    4. Anonymous3:36 AM

      And Reagan was also the president who trumpeted the idea that government was bad, that all that was wrong with the country was the federal government. Grover Norquist took that theme and made a pledge out of it for the GOP to adopt. And the GOP we see today is the result of that mentality.
      Beaglemom

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  19. Anonymous7:22 PM

    Who won the debate?
    I don't know how reliable these on line polls are but I will post them and you can also vote.

    http://content-static.detroitnews.com/pages/polls/flint-democratic-debate-poll.htm

    http://heavy.com/news/2016/03/democratic-debate-recap-poll-who-won-bernie-sanders-hillary-clinton/

    http://www.mlive.com/news/index.ssf/2016/03/who_won_the_democratic_preside.html

    http://fox5sandiego.com/2016/03/06/who-won-the-7th-democratic-debate/

    http://time.com/4249119/democratic-debate-seventh-flint-michigan-cnn-poll-survey/

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  20. Anonymous7:59 PM

    How bad would Reagan's administration have been without Nancy's intervention?

    "She urged Reagan to finally break his long silence on the AIDS crisis. She nudged him to publicly accept responsibility for the arms-for-hostages scandal. And she worked to buttress those advisers urging him to thaw U.S. relations with the Soviet Union, over the objections of the administration’s “evil empire” hawks."

    https://www.washingtonpost.com/local/obituaries/former-first-lady-nancy-reagan-dies-at-94-in-california/2016/03/06/8fe59a34-e3ff-11e5-a9ce-681055c7a05f_story.html

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    1. Anonymous8:24 PM

      What?!
      She 'nudged him' to just go ahead and say gays were evil and that they brought it on themselves?!
      Fuck this revisionist shit.
      Reagan did absolutely nothing for gay people OR people with AIDS except further vilification.
      She should burn in hell with her disgusting husband.

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    2. Anonymous4:37 AM

      And let's not forget, she was the self-appointed, and very fierce, guardian and leading promoter of her husband's legacy. All that pomp and circumstance when he died...all that posthumous myth-making about him as president...Nancy had a major role in all of it.

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    3. Anonymous9:32 AM

      Yeah right, Nancy ran the White House, anyone with access to the president had to go through her. Looking back it was probable to cover up his Alzheimers.

      If St Ronnie had not made the AIDS crisis into a political issue rather than the public health crisis, action such as quarantine would have taken place and maybe the blood supply would not have gotten contaminated.

      His funeral was Nancy trying to one up the Kennedy funeral as well as her tacky remodeling of the White House.

      I say good riddance to both of them

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  21. Anonymous8:05 PM

    I know it's bad to speak ill of the dead, but she was as much an asshole as her asshole husband.
    I'm sorry for their children.

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  22. A Superfan In Atlanta8:06 PM

    I swear I thought news of the Republican's behavior is what did her in as well. How sad and disappointed she must have been.

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  23. Anonymous8:48 PM

    The photo of Sarah out horseback riding with Ronald Reagan is a fake. When he left office in the 1980's, he already had Alzeihimers and wasn't mixing with visitors. Reagan died in 1989, so it is unlikely that he would be riding with Sarah at his ranch a few years ago. It's a photo shopped photo. Sarah is riding with the ghost of Ronald Reagan.


    Here are the actual photos of Sarah riding a horse at the Reagan Ranch.
    http://conservatives4palin.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/02/image002-11-e1297011781128.jpg
    https://thespeechatimeforchoosing.files.wordpress.com/2015/04/sarah-palin-at-reagan-ranch-on-horseback.jpg
    Sarah does not know how to ride horseback on a Western saddle. She is a "dude, meaning a beginner, a green horn, she is holding onto the saddle horn which is a big no-no! She is holding the reins wrong, fingers down, not up. Her feet in the stirrups are place wrong. She has her toes down. If the horse just stumbles over a rock, Sarah will flip over the horse's neck. She is supposed to have her heels down, to prevent that. Also, if she needs to get the horse to move, she can nudge the horse with her heels.

    If you need more proof, here is the photo of Reagan on the white horse, identified as taken in 1985. Happy Trails,Sarah.
    http://www.nydailynews.com/news/politics/senate-honor-ronald-reagan-100th-birthday-concerts-cakes-super-bowl-tribute-planned-article-1.133142

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    1. Anonymous9:46 AM

      Ronald Reagan died in in 2004.

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  24. Anonymous8:59 PM

    Oooops, yuuuuge mistake about when Ronald Reagan died. Not 1985. Sorry about that.

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    1. Anonymous9:30 PM

      2005?

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    2. Anonymous2:06 AM

      I saw the horse riding photo and immediately thought "Two horse's assess ridng horses"

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  25. Another thing about Nancy:

    As the governor's wife, she abandoned the official governor's mansion, a historic Victorian mansion in central Sacramento that she claimed was a fire hazard, in favor of a sprawling built-to-order ranch house in the distant suburbs. On the taxpayers' dime of course.

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    1. Anonymous2:08 AM

      The ranch was a "gift" from his colleagues, probably as repayment for all the favors thrown their way.

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    2. Anonymous4:39 AM

      Like I said above, I'm sure she did despise Sarah Palin, 'cause Nancy would have known exactly what Sarah was about.
      Nancy had slightly more class and brains than Sarah, but 1) that's not saying much, and 2) it made her that much more dangerous.

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  26. Anonymous9:18 PM

    I was never a fan of Nancy Reagan. Her "Just Say No" campaign was too much for this old stoner.

    I do like their son, Ron Reagan. I am always happy to catch him on MSNBC.

    I never liked Ronald Reagan either. It bothered me that an actor could attain such prominence, and I distrusted his judgement.

    He was likeable and their marriage is inspirational.

    Still don't like them. Only dislike their politics. As actors, they were B rate at best.

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    1. Anonymous9:49 PM

      I agree.

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  27. Anonymous11:58 PM

    If I gotta watch Rubio pimping Reagan one more time I'm gonna need a new tv because I'm gonna throw something through the screen.Reagan was a joke as president.Good for the rich and neocons and that was about it.I found that warm folksy manner phony and remember thinking how can people fall for this shit.He is still doing damage to this day.No Ronnie was no saint and ran the most corrupt regimes in recent history.He should have been impeached.

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    1. Anonymous2:10 AM

      His makeup artist should have been fired!!Those rosy cheeks were really strange, plus the black, black shoe polish hair. I do like Ron Jr, though.

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  28. Anonymous3:29 AM

    The best I can say for Nancy Reagan is that she wore pretty clothes. She wielded a lot of influence while her husband was playing at being president. I think she should have used that influence to get him to quit after his first term. They all knew that he was suffering from dementia and they used him - well beyond his "sell by date."
    Beaglemom

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  29. Anonymous6:02 AM

    Fuck Nancy Reagan and her bullshit politics. She's nothing more than a drug addled enabler who never had the courage to stand up for anything. Fuck her and the horse she rode in on. Good riddance!

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    1. Anonymous7:02 AM

      Fuck you.

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    2. Anonymous7:02 AM

      You have no class Gryphen. Shame on you.

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    3. Anonymous10:38 AM

      7:02 AM The TRUTH hurts, get over it.

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  30. Anonymous9:50 AM

    Hey 7:02

    Nancy was banging Ronnie while he was still married to another woman. How classy is that?

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  31. Anonymous10:36 AM

    9:50 AM Jane Wyman. Sarah Palin would overlook any adultery by Ronald Reagan.

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