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JerseygirlCT Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue May-01-07 07:10 PM
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37. Yeah, you about sum it up. Don't forget Iran-Contra, too
I never could stand the guy. Ever.
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  -Did Ronald Reagan ever "connect" with anyone on this board? 11 Bravo  May-01-07 05:07 PM   #0 
  - no.  ulysses   May-01-07 05:09 PM   # 
  - No. I thought he seemed amiable but dumb. And with dangerous ideas.  SharonAnn   May-01-07 09:37 PM   #44 
  - No. They showed "Bedtime for Bonzo" on election night at the college  undeterred   May-01-07 05:09 PM   #1 
  - I got into so many arguments!!  Tesla   May-01-07 05:09 PM   #2 
  - My eulogy for Reagan.  WilliamPitt   May-01-07 05:09 PM   #3 
  - I had not seen that before. Beautifully said!  11 Bravo   May-01-07 05:16 PM   #7 
  - They called him The Great Communicator. But you're right. He was the Great Mythmaker.  phantom power   May-01-07 05:20 PM   #12 
  - and something from cartoonist Kirk Anderson as well  Lisa   May-01-07 05:24 PM   #13 
  - Thanks~ that pretty much sums  zidzi   May-01-07 05:38 PM   #23 
  - That's pretty good  omega minimo   May-01-07 09:17 PM   #43 
  - I have Reagan to thank for one thing -- He made me into a staunch liberal at age 14.  Oregonian   May-01-07 05:14 PM   #4 
  - He lost me at hello. n/t  Straight Shooter   May-01-07 05:15 PM   #5 
  - No, his myth was just another creation of the "librul media"  devilgrrl   May-01-07 05:16 PM   #6 
  - Nope, my father clued me into what a phony Ronnie was long before  mohinoaklawnillinois   May-01-07 05:17 PM   #8 
  - Nope. I'm allergic to reactionary, drooling, idiots.  Tierra_y_Libertad   May-01-07 05:18 PM   #9 
  - I never got it with him.  Bucky   May-01-07 05:19 PM   #10 
  - A Ronnie story from my "hippie chick" friend ...  Lisa   May-01-07 05:19 PM   #11 
  - Sure. He was great in "Desperate Journey" with Errol Flynn!  IMModerate   May-01-07 05:26 PM   #14 
  - He was a pre-fab anti-Kennedy president  melody   May-01-07 05:28 PM   #15 
  - Central America agrees with you.  sfexpat2000   May-01-07 05:29 PM   #16 
  - not me. I was against him since before he was elected. I was old enough to remember his  Lerkfish   May-01-07 05:29 PM   #17 
  - fuck no  tjwash   May-01-07 05:30 PM   #18 
  - he was an actor- he knew how to play to his audience, and  Bluerthanblue   May-01-07 05:31 PM   #19 
  - I dig the son Ron Reagan Jr.  cat_girl25   May-01-07 05:32 PM   #20 
  - yeah -- and Patti Davis, too  Lisa   May-01-07 05:39 PM   #24 
  - Jeeze, I had to suffer through his governorship when I lived in Calif. Connect with him?  Blue State Native   May-01-07 05:34 PM   #21 
  - Nope. He scared the crap outta my great grandmother  libnnc   May-01-07 05:35 PM   #22 
  - I spent the 80s in a rage at Reagan...  illinoisprogressive   May-01-07 05:51 PM   #25 
  - Oh he sure connected  vpilot   May-01-07 05:59 PM   #26 
  - yeah, he connected Republicans = Military Industrial Complex for me  LSK   May-01-07 06:00 PM   #27 
  - The Magic of Ronald Reagan  supernova   May-01-07 06:08 PM   #28 
  - I was a kid in those days  Blue_Tires   May-01-07 06:11 PM   #29 
  - Yes.  Alexander   May-01-07 06:15 PM   #30 
  - Fuck N to the O...just say No  Solly Mack   May-01-07 06:17 PM   #31 
  - never liked him - I hated Republics since I was 7 or 8  NewJeffCT   May-01-07 06:24 PM   #32 
  - I just learned about the 200,000 Mayan villagers who were slaughtered in Guatemala,  Peace Patriot   May-01-07 06:26 PM   #33 
  - I found Reagan to be personally likeable, unlike Bush who is a horrible person...  Matsubara   May-01-07 06:27 PM   #34 
  - There's a dude at work who thinks that Reagan was the man...  YellowRubberDuckie   May-01-07 06:39 PM   #35 
  - No--all image, nothing else--another GOP marketing job.  wienerdoggie   May-01-07 07:04 PM   #36 
  - Yeah, you about sum it up. Don't forget Iran-Contra, too  JerseygirlCT   May-01-07 07:10 PM   #37 
  - Sort of....I saw his appeal  cally   May-01-07 07:13 PM   #38 
  - Never connected to me. I was pretty appalled about his presidency from beginning to end  electron_blue   May-01-07 07:45 PM   #39 
  - Yes, when he told Gorbachev to "tear down this wall." Otherwise, no, not at all. n/t  racaulk   May-01-07 07:48 PM   #40 
  - Not even in the same dimension...  triguy46   May-01-07 08:04 PM   #41 
  - Creep  omega minimo   May-01-07 08:06 PM   #42 

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