There were not enough services. The US would not shrink from continuing manned flight to the heavens. In an investigation by the Reagan-appointed Tower Commission, it was determined that, as president, Reagan's disengagement from the management of his White House had created conditions which made possible the diversion of funds to the Contras.
The legislation "would have made it easier for cash-strapped student borrowers to pay back their loans, have their loans refinanced, qualify for income-based loan paymentsand discharge student debt in bankruptcy. The package would consist of funds to help deal with the effect of the subprime mortgage crisisto help lower-income families pay for higher home energy costs, to extend unemployment insuranceand to possibly provide some tax refunds.
He was so unhappy about what was happening to the country. It stayed the same.
Under the recommendations of the National Performance Reviewthe federal bureaucracy will be reduced by-- its lowest level since the Kennedy Administration. We went on fasts, hunger strikes for months at a time. With the backing of the president, the plan progressed. Thank you because if the trend continues we may very well control one house of the Congress for the first time in a quarter of a century.
Ah, that was the real Ronald Reagan. It was sort of that Ozzie and Harriet kind of home. I said, "Well, altogether it's a riverboat gamble. His thoughts became slower, his speech became slower, he deliberated more, he hesitated more when he spoke.
My birthday is not until February. I think he felt sincerely in his heart that he was rescuing the United States from a period of poisonous self-doubt, loss of direction, loss of belief in itself. I managed to drag him inside and get him to bed. But it hurt, of course, when the career dried up, of course it hurt, it would anybody.
The, you know, the one place I wanted to be if I hadn't been 14 years old and at a boarding school in Arizona was on the streets of Haight-Ashbury, braiding flowers into my hair.Executive Power and the Contemporary Presidency.
Every presidency begins against the backdrop of current events. In the decades prior to Ronald Reagan’s inauguration, the country had experienced the expansion of presidential powers during the administrations of Lyndon Johnson (–) and Richard Nixon (–), and then the contraction of presidential influence under the.
Former President Bill Clinton delivered a lengthy speech (even by his standards) at Georgetown University the other day, and some commentators detected a certain defensiveness in his tone.
The presidency of Ronald Reagan marked the start of a long period of skyrocketing rates of incarceration, largely thanks to his unprecedented expansion of the drug war.
The number of people behind bars for nonviolent drug law offenses increased from 50, in to overby Nancy Reagan, the former first lady and widow of President Ronald Reagan died on Sunday in California at age Front pages around the world are remembering her life.
The stories all talk about the powerful love between Nancy and Ronald and her impactful role as first lady.
A passionate ideologue who preached a simple gospel of lower taxes, less government, and anti-communism, Ronald Reagan left the White House one of the most popular presidents. The major accomplishments and the famous, main events that occurred during the time that Ronald Reagan was president included the assassination attempt on his life, perpetrated by John Hinckley Jr., the Iran-Contra Scandal aka Irangate and the establishment of.Download