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Saturday, December 02, 2017

Nicole Nealy, NBC News: He's trashing the transatlantic rapport Reagan built. With Thatcher's help, America changed the world. Trump has no such vision for the "shining city upon the hill." President Trump's admirers often like to compare him to former President Ronald Reagan, another political outsider who took Washington by storm. Laura Ingraham's book, Billionaire at the Barricades: The Populist Revolution from Reagan to Trump lays out the case in great detail; the theory has even been embraced by conservative stalwarts like Pat Buchanan. But there are also plenty of ways in which that argument falls apart.




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Consider, for example, that in a mere 30 years, the American president has gone from excoriating the scourge of communism alongside British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher and exhorting Soviet General Secretary Mikhail Gorbachev to "tear down this wall" to lobbing insults at Prime Minister Theresa May via Twitter and befriending Russian President Vladimir Putin even as the latter continues to consolidate power at the expense of the liberty of millions of Russians.


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O'bummer was no Kennedy.

#1 | Posted by Sniper at 2017-12-01 12:34 PM | Reply

I liked kicking Russia's ass.

- Ronald Reagan

I like licking it.

- Donny Dotard.

#2 | Posted by 726 at 2017-12-01 01:01 PM | Reply | Funny: 1 | Newsworthy 5

O'bummer was no Kennedy.

#1 | Posted by Sniper

That's right. Never cheated on his wife. Unlike some current president I could name.

#3 | Posted by Zed at 2017-12-01 02:00 PM | Reply | Newsworthy 3

The ------------------- is a demented, treasonous scheisse-stain....just like Reagan.

#4 | Posted by reinheitsgebot at 2017-12-01 02:52 PM | Reply

#1 - Ok knuckledragger, I'll give you that. Now defend the current POS in the white house to us.

#5 | Posted by schmanch at 2017-12-01 03:19 PM | Reply

I like licking it.

- Donny Dotard.

#2 | Posted by 726

You mean like o'bummer did?

#6 | Posted by Sniper at 2017-12-01 07:14 PM | Reply

That's right. Never cheated on his wife. Unlike some current president I could name.

#3 | Posted by Zed

Who is that? billie clinton?

#7 | Posted by Sniper at 2017-12-01 07:15 PM | Reply | Funny: 1

My, Sniper is hot out of the gate with the stupid...

#8 | Posted by REDIAL at 2017-12-01 07:22 PM | Reply


says the guy that licks the feces of the chief thief of the dotarded

#9 | Posted by klifferd at 2017-12-01 08:10 PM | Reply

My, Sniper is hot out of the gate with the stupid...

#8 | Posted by REDIAL

You mean to tell me clinton never cheated on hiltabeast? Where have you been for the last 30 years? Stupid?

#10 | Posted by Sniper at 2017-12-02 01:00 PM | Reply

Red Ink Reagan was a traitor to America, Orange Furher is a bigger Traitor to America. Sniper is a traitor to America, but luckily he can't escape momma's basement like most Traitorus Alt-right rubes!

#11 | Posted by aborted_monson at 2017-12-02 05:06 PM | Reply | Newsworthy 2

With Thatcher's help Reagan began dismantling the New Deal and privatizing everything in the neoliberal Chicago School of Economics type thinking. This commodifies ALL life, including human life. The Pinochet Dictatorship was the Chicago school's greatest triumph as thousands of socialists were thrown out of helicopters into the sea. Later Reagan, once President of the Actors union, claimed he supported FDR. After Thatcher died the English working class celebrated by singing, "Ding Dong the Witch is Dead"

Reagan and Trump both waged war against the working class. Both had dementia while President

#12 | Posted by bayviking at 2017-12-02 07:14 PM | Reply

how many pathetic attempts at deflection are you gonna try on this thread?
You get the AFKABL2 Award for ridiculous meltdown deflections.

#13 | Posted by e1g1 at 2017-12-02 10:32 PM | Reply

You mean like o'bummer did?


Here's how Trump deals with Putin ... www.pinknews.co.uk

Here's how Obama dealt with Putin ... thenypost.files.wordpress.com

See the difference?

#14 | Posted by PinchALoaf at 2017-12-03 06:29 PM | Reply

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