All Articles on Ronald Reagan

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America's Education Whistleblower: Diane Ravitch and the Reign of Error
Author's note: On September 18, Joe Bowers listed 33 reviews of Diane Ravitch’s new book, Reign of Error: The Hoax of the Privatization Movement and the Danger to America’s Public Schools . Since then, many other reviews have appeared, including a very substantial one by George Schmidt at Substance...
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The Crazy Party
Early this year, Bobby Jindal, the governor of Louisiana, made headlines by telling his fellow Republicans that they needed to stop being the “stupid party.” Unfortunately, Mr. Jindal failed to offer any constructive suggestions about how they might do that. And, in the months that followed, he...
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The House’s Un-American Activities
The Constitution does an admirable job of describing the way our government is supposed to operate, and nowhere does it say the House of Representatives has the power to shut it down in order to revoke a law that displeases it. In fact, it makes it clear that this is not how our system works. And...
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Obama Remembers He’s Not George W. Bush
It may come to naught—calls for peace so rarely still the drums of war—but there was a moment Monday when the odds for sanity seemed to finally stand a chance of prevailing. It came when President Obama acknowledged the Russian proposal for Syria to avert war by agreeing to destroy its chemical...
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Fat Chance: Diet Coke Fights Obesity?
It was laughable when Coca-Cola launched a campaign to fight obesity. And even more laughable when the king of soda’s anti-obesity campaign shifted all the blame for those extra pounds to lack of exercise and chairs (yes, chairs). But now, the company that donated $1.7 million to defeat last year’s...
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US Complicity in 'Some of the Most Gruesome Chemical Weapons Attacks' Revealed
Foreign Policy magazine provides new details in how the CIA helped Saddam gas Iran
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US Economic Policy: Keeping Wages Flat Since 1979
Pro-worker policies have been under attack for a generation, but the last decade has been simply devastating, says report
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Cash and Congress: The Tie that Binds
“I miss Congress like an abscessed tooth.” That’s what former Rep. Steven LaTourette told National Journal the other day. He was quoted in an article that asked the question, “Is Congress Simply No Fun Anymore?” No, it isn’t. Not that it was ever a vacation trip to Busch Gardens (on his honeymoon,...
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You Can't Put Solar Panels on the White House and Still Justify Keystone XL
The Obama Administration's announcement that they are installing a new set of solar panels on the White House roof is good news for the fight against the Keystone XL pipeline. There is simply no good faith way that the President could put a pair of solar panels on his roof and then run a major tar...
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Fox News Found to be a Major Driving Force Behind Global Warming Denial
American consumers of conservative media like Fox News distrust climate scientists and don't believe the planet is warming
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