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6 Awesome Things You Probably Didn't Know About Ronald Reagan

ABN-RGR Wrote: Apr 05, 2012 11:17 AM
I was in college when RR was elected and served in the Army while he was President. He was the epitome of a real statesman and leader. Did he make mistakes? Sure, but he handled them with grace and dignity and learned from them. Don't listen to the lib trolls that weren't even born when he was POTUS.
Jim5522 Wrote: Apr 05, 2012 12:59 PM
Well I was there to and yes he did make a few mistakes, enough to get this post removed earlier?

The presidency of Ronald Reagan in the United States was marked by multiple scandals, resulting in the investigation, indictment, or conviction of over 138 administration officials, the largest number for any US president.
1 Iran-Contra Affair
2 Department of Housing and Urban Development grant rigging
3 Lobbying scandal
4 EPA scandals
5 Inslaw Affair
6 Savings & loan crisis
7 Debategate

It's no secret that Ronald Reagan holds a special place in the heart of conservatives--and indeed most Americans. Winston Groom, who has a new book out on Ronald Reagan, spoke Wednesday evening at a Reagan exhibit in the National Portrait Gallery in Washington, D.C., and shared fascinating anecdotes from Reagan's past that gave insight into what shaped the 40th president of the United States.

Some of the most dynamic examples revealed Reagan's ability to embrace hard work and take on even the most unglamorous of jobs. They also showed a man who knew how to overcome...

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