It's interesting to recall that when Reagan was running for, winning and then remaining president, we who watched and listened mainly to the ABC (this is all pre-internet of course) were fed a steady stream of ridicule of this man.
Please take it easy, Prof. We can't afford to have a bright light of your calibre burn out. A few days off is your due when you are doing such heavy lifting without a secretariat.
If you don't have borders, you don't have a country.
Spot on."Reagan's greatest failure, and it was the flaw of his virtues, was his uncritical embrace of open immigration as the symbol and proof of America's worth."http://www.amnation.com/vfr/archives/002333.htmlFor all the conservative post-WWII idols we have we're still in this massive mess.
Yeah, Reagan could read a script but he couldn't act: http://mises.org/freemarket_detail.aspx?control=488America's decline may not have begun under Reagan but he sure as hell did nothing to significantly arrest it.
The Yanks haven't had a decent President since Eisenhower. The 1965 immigration acts, signed off on by one Ted Kennedy, spelled their doom.