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President Reagan

Ken Blackwell: Mr. President, Is There a Bear?

Editor’s Note: This column was coauthored by Bob Morrison.  It may have been the most effective political ad in history. President Reagan ‘s 1984 “Prepared for Peace” ad was a 30-second spot featuring a bear. It put the essential question to the American voters and let them decide who was right. They decided then that […] Read More →

Throwback Thursday: “Mr. Gorbachev, Tear Down This Wall”

Ashley Pratte  Twenty-seven years ago, President Reagan delivered one of the most definitive lines of his Presidency: “Mr. Gorbachev, tear down this wall!” President Reagan believed in freeing people from the evils of communism, and because of his efforts, communism fell with the collapse of the Berlin Wall. The Berlin Wall stood as a stark […] Read More →

Reagan and American Exceptionalism

Ashley Pratte  Today marks the 10th anniversary of President Reagan’s passing and given his passion in fighting for a strong national defense—his leadership is missed now more than ever. The Obama administration continues to fumble on foreign policy and national security. President Obama would be wise to take a few lessons from Reagan’s playbook. Reagan […] Read More →