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A Tale of Two Presidents

loadstar Wrote: Nov 01, 2012 12:22 PM
Obama deceptions REEK! We have created 5 million new jobs (BUT, a REAL recovery would have created 10+ million more, and work force participation is DOWN since you slithered in) We are producing more domestic energy (BUT in spite of, not because of, the Obamanators!) Al Qaeda is on the run (REALLY?! Are you kidding!? And we got Osama because of Gitmo intel YOU opposed!) You can keep your doctor if you like (but none will tolerate ObamaCare!)
This is the story of two very different American presidents and how they each answered their emergency Libyan phone calls.

First, the story of Ronald Reagan. When he got a call about trouble with Libya it was in August of 1981 and I happened to be having dinner with him and Nancy in Los Angeles.

We had just finished eating and were having coffee when Ed Meese phoned. Meese was my father's top policy adviser, and there was a serious military crisis brewing in the Mediterranean.

At the time, the United States Navy was conducting war exercises in...