Tag Archive for Ronald Reagan

40th Anniversary of Nixon Resignation is Next Week

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In a week, we’ll mark the 40th anniversary of President Richard M. Nixon’s resignation.  I remember the night like it was yesterday.  My grandfather came home from work and gave me a copy of the New York Daily News with the largest headline I’ve ever seen in a mainstream newspaper — Nixon Quits.  If you’d like…

Hugh Hewitt is a Finalist for the Irvine School Board

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The Cowardly Lion himself is a finalist for the Irvine Unified School Board seat being vacated by Gavin Huntley-Fenner.  Radio talk show host Hugh Hewitt has made the final cut of about a dozen candidates and is being invited back for a final round of interviews by the Irvine School Board. How Hewitt will juggle…

What Reagan Revolution?

With the election behind us and in the books and time being short because of the holidays, the Letters to the Editor section of the OC Register has been a great source of amusement of angst-filled conservatives bemoaning a bluer county and a bluer California and America for that matter. My favorite single factoid to…

The Mean-Spirited GOP Platform for 2012

  It’s well known that Orange County is the place that former President Ronald Reagan said “All good Republicans go to die.” When taking a look the the GOP platform being circulated ahead of the party’s 2012 national convention in Tampa, we have to wonder if there are any “good” Republicans left in this extreme…