Tag Archives: Ronald Reagan

A Fractured People

Reprinted with permission from the May 2020 issue of  The Prairie Progressive, Iowa’s oldest progressive newsletter. The PP is  funded entirely by reader subscription,  available only in hard copy for $12/yr.  Send check to PP, Box 1945, Iowa City 52244. … Continue reading

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Flint and Reagan's Wake

Driving out of Flint, Mich. on Bristol Road wasn’t in the plans. I interviewed some 30 people, all but one male, for truck driving jobs at the Days Inn across from the GM plant. Tired and ready for sleep, I … Continue reading

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Reagan’s Presidency

Ran across this excerpt from The American President: From Teddy Roosevelt to Bill Clinton by William E. Luchtenberg Many folks make note that when George W. Bush was President, the government was actually run by VP Cheney. Few people knew … Continue reading

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No Mother Should Worry

Hillary Clinton made a speech addressing the Trayvon Martin travesty in which she stated: “My prayers are with the Martin family and with every family who loves someone who is lost to violence. No mother, no father should ever have … Continue reading

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