Here at start of their friendship R. Reagan writes M. Thatcher after 1st private meeting & fall of Saigon 4/30/1975
"Social Security has nothing to do with the deficit." - President Ronald Reagan
1940 Census: Ronald Reagan’s $135 Rent, Insights Into Other Famous and Ordinary Americans
Read: ABC News
“Do you think the millionaire ought to pay more in taxes than the bus driver, or less?” - Ronald Reagan
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"We’re going to close the unproductive tax loopholes that allow some of the truly wealthy to avoid paying their fair share. In theory, some of those loopholes were understandable, but in practice they sometimes made it possible for millionaires to pay nothing, while a bus driver was paying ten percent of his salary, and that’s crazy. […] Do you think the millionaire ought to pay more in taxes than the bus driver or less?" - Ronald Reagan
If you’re playing some sort of drinking game, you probably took two shots when this Reagan tribute came on.
There you go again… liberal media.
“Reagan believed that there were constitutional limits on federal power, yet he understood that constitutional arguments wouldn’t resonate with modern Americans, living in a highly mobile society defined by technological and social change. Perry and Paul are offering a federalism rooted in constitutional nostalgia. Reagan offered a federalism that looked to the future.”
“Will the Democrats take this as a chance to go on offense? Will national Democrats take a lesson from Wisconsin Democrats?” —Rachel Maddow.
Outstanding coverage of the FAA shutdown and union rights, plus a look back at Reagan’s firing of air traffic controllers.