24.01.2012 [CBC.ca] - Sports teams can inspire a country, this we know to be true in part from the stirring speech new president RonaldReagan gave to honour the New York Islanders in 1981, who helped the United States heal again amid economic hard times, Cold War gloom and
03.02.2012 [National Post (blog)] - Early on, the documentary offers a clip of RonaldReagan's 1981 speech about private donations and philanthropy, and new policies that shifted health and welfare responsibilities to the generosity of the private sector. Not un-coincidentally, Komen was
03.02.2012 [Canadian Jewish News (blog)] - “The United States needs to deal with the new reality,” said Kerry, comparing the Obama administration's outreach to the Islamists with RonaldReagan's arms negotiations with the now-defunct Soviet Union in the 1980s. By all accounts, the Muslim
03.02.2012 [Maximum Edge] - RonaldReagan ousted Jimmy Carter in 1980 by asking whether Americans wanted a chance for a better tomorrow. Four years later, Reagan won with his rhetoric about America as a "shining city on a hill," a notion borrowed from a 17th-century Puritan.
03.02.2012 [DigitalJournal.com (press release)] - He was on the beat when RonaldReagan launched a war in Granada and sold arms to Iran. O'Rourke was in Kennebunkport, Maine, at Bush's summer house when the president drew the "line in the sand" that resulted in the Persian Gulf War.
Freedom is never more than one generation away from extinction. We didn’t pass it on to our children in the bloodstream. It must be fought for, protected, and handed on for them to do the same, or one day we will spend our sunset years telling our children and our children's children what it was once like in the United States where men were free. - Address to the annual meeting of the Phoenix Chamber of Commerce, (30 March 1961) - Later variant : Freedom is a fragile thing and is never more than one generation away from extinction. It is not ours by inheritance; it must be fought for and defended constantly by each generation, for it comes only once to a people. Those who have known freedom and then lost it have never known it again.
27.01.2012 [Edmonton Journal (blog)] - The big, flashy fireworks of the process seem to largely pass Edmonton by. Not for us the strong anti-Americanism found elsewhere, or the frightening violence and civil rights violations of G20 protests or the shuttering of more and more factories
23.01.2012 [Macleans.ca] - ... who's been credited with saving the Salt Lake City Olympics, and a former governor with a signature accomplishment in healthcare reform; all of this makes him among the most qualified aspirants to run for the GOP since RonaldReagan in 1980.
02.02.2012 [McGill Daily] - At the release-party, Cohen also said, “I was like RonaldReagan in his declining years, who had a vague memory of playing a really great role of the president in a movie. I'd forgotten I was a singer so it felt good to feel like a worker in the world
21.01.2012 [Calgary Herald (blog)] - It was RonaldReagan, and he managed to make more of a fool of himself than normal. Despite being rebuffed by Springsteen's agent, handlers of Reagan's 1984 re-election campaign decided to appropriate his song Born in the USA for a campaign stop in New
22.01.2012 [Toronto Sun] - The jerry-rigged outcome — pictured on the cover — was a candidate with RonaldReagan's sunny optimism, Abe Lincoln's silver tongue, Arnold Schwarzenegger's muscle, Teddy Roosevelt's fire in the belly, Sarah Palin's cojones, Henry Kissinger's globe
14.01.2012 [Toronto Sun] - It's tempting to suppose a divinity was watching over the West when the Soviet Union was in full throttle and threatening the world because of its fear that RonaldReagan was plotting war. By allying herself with President Reagan, Thatcher added brains
20.01.2012 [Toronto Star] - As for politics, RonaldReagan, as US president from 1980 to 1988, turned almost everything into a story. Strangely, it wasn't because he was The Great Communicator — as we were often told. Reagan's son says his dad was incapable of seeing the world
24.01.2012 [Macleans.ca] - In a typical speech this week, Gingrich for example, uttered RonaldReagan's name seven times—Bush's, zero. The Tea Party movement showed the frustration with the growth of government spending and bailouts under Republicans as well as Democrats.
08.01.2012 [iPolitics.ca (subscription)] - There are at heart two brands in American politics, one based on John F. Kennedy and the other on RonaldReagan. Every year politicians of both parties mimic these brands, Democrats more in spirit and tone and Republicans more as to policy and
23.01.2012 [Toronto Star] - This is the pro-business right-wing package brought in by Thatcher and RonaldReagan beginning around 1980. The result has been a general withdrawal from participation in politics, a decline in the percentage of the population even bothering to vote
09.01.2012 [Edmonton Sun] - REUTERS/Brian Snyder US Republican presidential candidate and Governor of Texas Rick Perry laughs as he speaks to an attendee at the annual Republican Party of Iowa RonaldReagan Dinner in Des Moines, Iowa, November 4, 2011.
15.01.2012 [Toronto Sun] - His apparatchiks, of course, will note that RonaldReagan won the US presidency when he was in his 70s. But even they would concede Stephen Harper is no Jimmy Carter; the Tory leader knows how to win. It's his obsession. Five, Rae's followers regularly
08.01.2012 [Toronto Sun] - One can imagine Republican villagers with torches chasing after any filmmaker who dared portray a similarly afflicted RonaldReagan. "We have come under criticism for portraying a person who is frail and in delicate health. Some people have said it's
25.01.2012 [Richmond Review] - ... being just a little bit more of a loser? You be the judge. Watch two competitors debate the world's winners and losers (like RonaldReagan, Stephen Hawking, Pamela Anderson, and Capitalism); ultimately they're forced to ask “am I a winner or a loser”?