While you are enjoying your dry turkey this evening, don’t forget to give thanks to Ronald Reagan, who ordered the CIA to establish and train the Contras to overthrow the Sandinistas in Nicaragu
The Washington Post, October 24, 1980: The executive board of the militant organization that represents the nation’s aerial traffic cops has endorsed Ronald Reagan for the presidency. Robert D.
I wonder how true this actually is. An Iranian official said “Republican rivals of the current US administration” attempted to stall last month’s Iranian-U.S. prisoner swap until the
Sometimes, it’s really surprising that the U.S. and Soviet Union did not actually go to war. This story about Soviet paranoia in the face of Reagan’s increasing aggressiveness is quite ala
Good conversation between Thomas Frank and Barry Lynn over the history of monopoly and politics in the United States connecting the two Gilded Ages, how Americans tamed monopoly, and how monopoly came
Adam Winkler reminds us of something always worth remembering: Ronald Reagan advocated for gun control. Republicans in California eagerly supported increased gun control. Governor Reagan told reporter
I can think of plenty of good jokes to tell here, but I think we need a contest in the comment section over who can set up the best movie scenario around a vial of Reagan’s blood: A British auct
The death of Howard Wolpe, the congressman from Michigan who sponsored bills in the 80s to impose sanctions on the apartheid regime in South Africa should remind us that Ronald Reagan, who vetoed the