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Kolesar Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-31-10 12:32 PM
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46. The failed assassination fucked up RR; he went downhill after that
And the assassination attempt was early in his second year.

It is amazing how the American bullshit industry/media/press could make Americans think that everything was fine when the country was being run by his appointees and Nancy Reagan.
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  -Nancy Reagan hid Alzheimer's from Prez for 5 years kskiska  Dec-30-10 09:46 PM   #0 
  - Didn't Lesley Stahl think he had Alzheimer's after an interview she had with him when  Karmadillo   Dec-30-10 09:52 PM   #1 
  - Unrec for misleading headline...  DaveinJapan   Dec-30-10 09:58 PM   #2 
  - My bad  kskiska   Dec-30-10 10:04 PM   #7 
  - Personally, I think he had it while President  adigal   Dec-31-10 12:08 PM   #42 
  - Oh yes at the end of his second term canadian reporters asked American  applegrove   Dec-30-10 09:59 PM   #4 
  - You are completely right about Stahl ... I heard the interview  frazzled   Dec-30-10 11:00 PM   #17 
  - The failed assassination fucked up RR; he went downhill after that  Kolesar   Dec-31-10 12:32 PM   #46 
  - Reagan was inagurated Jan 1981; assassination attempt happened March 1981.  RandomKoolzip   Dec-31-10 09:43 PM   #65 
  - I wonder how she felt later about keeping her mouth shut about such an important piece of  niyad   Dec-31-10 07:45 PM   #60 
  - by the time someone is diagnosed, the disease has already progressed to a certain point  eShirl   Dec-31-10 05:48 AM   #28 
  - I remember Lesley Stahl saying  Boudica the Lyoness   Dec-31-10 11:02 AM   #39 
     - I think it was in between his two terms  adigal   Dec-31-10 12:10 PM   #44 
  - I don't think I would want to know  Mz Pip   Dec-30-10 09:58 PM   #3 
  - my Mom has this disease. She absolutley denies it. period. That is how she copes.  robinlynne   Dec-30-10 10:13 PM   #10 
  - That's beautiful...  CoffeeCat   Dec-31-10 12:14 PM   #45 
  - but if you know, isn't there therapy that could help slow the disease?  OhioBlue   Dec-30-10 11:29 PM   #22 
  - in the beginning stages memory exercises help a lot. Also physical exercise is  robinlynne   Dec-31-10 02:48 PM   #49 
  - I took care of my father during his Alzheimer's disease, and I would want to know the diagnosis  enough   Dec-31-10 07:50 AM   #30 
  - I understand your choice of exits  JustABozoOnThisBus   Dec-31-10 08:19 AM   #33 
  - Sounds perfect. I understand that there's euphoria in freezing to death, after the initial  enough   Dec-31-10 12:10 PM   #43 
     - Not my imagery - I borrowed it  JustABozoOnThisBus   Dec-31-10 03:08 PM   #53 
     - My mother essentially starved herself to death. At 93, after my brother died of a sudden  CTyankee   Jan-01-11 05:28 PM   #67 
  - I feel the same way. I do not have children, and if My mom were alone in this world  robinlynne   Dec-31-10 02:52 PM   #50 
  - Might not want to tell the old geezer, but maybe tell the USA! n/t  morningglory   Dec-31-10 08:10 AM   #31 
  - The difference is that Mr Pip  intheflow   Dec-31-10 07:32 PM   #56 
     - You make some really good points  Mz Pip   Dec-31-10 07:47 PM   #61 
        - Married to a physicist too I see?  Manifestor_of_Light   Jan-01-11 10:19 PM   #72 
  - Guess releasing that info right away wasn't in the stars.nt  valerief   Dec-30-10 10:02 PM   #5 
  - He had onset dementia before he took office. He never made important  demosincebirth   Dec-30-10 10:04 PM   #6 
  - Not sure about 'before he took office' - but it WAS before '89 by a  RaleighNCDUer   Dec-30-10 10:58 PM   #16 
  - He made wierd statements when he was Gov of Califronia. And that was when?  demosincebirth   Dec-31-10 03:02 PM   #51 
  - That was in the 60s, and Alzheimers doesn't run 30 years.  RaleighNCDUer   Jan-01-11 05:15 PM   #66 
     - I agree with you last sentence whole heartedly. But he had a  demosincebirth   Jan-01-11 09:41 PM   #71 
  - On a similar note, I have often wondered what kind of Pope  hedgehog   Dec-31-10 03:16 PM   #54 
  - My psychiatrist friend said she saw it in the early 80s, because of circular reasoning.  Zoeisright   Dec-30-10 11:43 PM   #23 
  - After watching and caring for my Grandfather I feel like I have a kind of  Kali   Dec-30-10 10:04 PM   #8 
  - Absolutely  pamela   Dec-30-10 11:01 PM   #18 
  - I saw it too.  Le Taz Hot   Dec-31-10 04:37 AM   #26 
  - I assume Nancy Reagan was not the doctor that made his diagnosis.  former9thward   Dec-30-10 10:06 PM   #9 
  - That's true. Doctors would not tell a family member and not the patient. That is a practice which  robinlynne   Dec-30-10 10:16 PM   #11 
  - You'll admit a president is a very special case, beyond normal doctor-patient relations.  JackRiddler   Dec-31-10 03:17 PM   #55 
  - Actually, that used to be common practice  kskiska   Dec-30-10 10:19 PM   #12 
     - well, since he was never anything but a third-rate actor. . .  niyad   Dec-31-10 07:44 PM   #59 
  - diagnosed in '89?  mitchtv   Dec-30-10 10:25 PM   #13 
  - +1. All you had to do was watch him on TV. -nt  Commie Pinko Dirtbag   Dec-30-10 11:02 PM   #19 
  - Yikes...Son, Ron admits seeing signs of dementia as early as 1983  hlthe2b   Dec-30-10 10:53 PM   #14 
  - I'm not sure he could have done much.  GoCubsGo   Dec-31-10 08:30 AM   #34 
  - Yeah, that's completely believable  progressoid   Dec-31-10 12:02 PM   #41 
  - By the time Oliver North was doing his thing  Gman   Dec-30-10 10:56 PM   #15 
  - I heard an NPR interview with the investigator of the Iran Contra crap  csziggy   Dec-30-10 11:04 PM   #20 
     - Wikipedia says he lost over half of his blood volume on the table.  Maru Kitteh   Dec-31-10 02:26 AM   #25 
        - +1  eShirl   Dec-31-10 05:55 AM   #29 
  - ... During a 1983 Congressional Medal of Honor ceremony Reagan told a story about military heroism  struggle4progress   Dec-30-10 11:11 PM   #21 
  - I'm pretty sure the guy was missing by the time he left the presidency in '89  jimlup   Dec-31-10 12:11 AM   #24 
  - +1  xchrom   Dec-31-10 05:20 AM   #27 
  - So what's GWB's excuse?  JustABozoOnThisBus   Dec-31-10 08:16 AM   #32 
     - yep  Kali   Dec-31-10 09:47 AM   #35 
     - Actually, I don't think of GWB as stupid  jimlup   Dec-31-10 10:36 AM   #38 
  - CNN did a report of this  felix_numinous   Dec-31-10 10:19 AM   #36 
  - The National Enquirer? nt  TBF   Dec-31-10 10:28 AM   #37 
  - Yea I saw that too.  Dark   Dec-31-10 07:54 PM   #63 
     - Reportedly Mr. Reagan was very sharp and had a very good memory -  TBF   Dec-31-10 09:40 PM   #64 
  - Somebody else did, too.  Octafish   Dec-31-10 11:11 AM   #40 
  - raygun looks really angry in that picture  Angry Dragon   Dec-31-10 12:58 PM   #48 
  - Reagan's Brain  Kolesar   Dec-31-10 12:41 PM   #47 
  - ha ha ha! I had forgotten about that!  tigereye   Jan-01-11 07:28 PM   #70 
  - I agree with those who think he was out of it and not all there while Prez.  earth mom   Dec-31-10 03:07 PM   #52 
  - when it was finally confirmed that he had alzheimer's, I called a friend in CA to ask, "are you and  niyad   Dec-31-10 07:38 PM   #57 
  - How hard could that have been?  Forkboy   Dec-31-10 07:40 PM   #58 
  - Nobody hid Chimpy's stupidity from the country for 8 years  undeterred   Dec-31-10 07:49 PM   #62 
  - And he probably went along with the deception...  pipi_k   Jan-01-11 05:53 PM   #68 
  - some folks aren't able to process the info by the time  tigereye   Jan-01-11 07:15 PM   #69 
  - I doubt that Ronnie didn't know.  Raine   Jan-02-11 04:53 AM   #73 
 

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