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President Ronald Reagan's folksy method with phrases and evocative supply earned him the moniker "The nice Communicator." From witty political demanding situations like "Go forward, make my day" to mythical foreign calls for equivalent to "Mr. Gorbachev, tear down this wall," Reagan's idioms became engrained in America's historic lexicon. This encyclopedic compilation gathers approximately 2500 quotations from speeches and different public addresses that Reagan added, both in individual or on radio or tv, in the course of his 8 years as president. prepared topically into greater than 60 basic topic components, the entries exhibit Reagan's coverage inspiration on matters from abortion to welfare reform. every one contains details at the name, date, venue, and viewers of the speech from which the word is taken. the main complete selection of Reagan quotations to be had, this available paintings bargains new and revealing insights into the brain and middle of the 40th president.

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Address to the Nation on Tax Reform (May 28, 1985). 347 “In the past 5 years, the American people — not the politicians, not the elites, not the heavy-browed intellectuals, but the American people — singlehandedly turned our country around. ” Remarks to Citizens in Bloomfield, New Jersey ( June 13, 1985). ” Remarks at the Annual Convention of the United States Jaycees in Indianapolis, Indiana ( June 19, 1985). 349 “No American seeking opportunity through an expanding economy can break free if government erodes their take-home pay with new taxes.

Remarks on Signing the Annual Report on the State of Small Business (March 19, 1984). ” Remarks at a White House Meeting with the American Retail Federation (May 16, 1984). 338 “[Y]ou can tell our program is working ... ” Remarks and a Question-and-Answer Session 345 Budgetary & Fiscal with Regional Editors on Foreign and Domestic Issues ( July 9, 1984). 339 “[W]e ... ” Remarks at a Meeting with Reagan-Bush Campaign Leadership Groups (October 30, 1984). ” The President’s News Conference [prepared statement] (February 21, 1985).

It wasn’t brought on by protectionism — trade barriers, tariffs, and quotas—which is simply another form of taxes. Our economic renaissance was brought on because we cut tax rates and keep cutting them. ” Remarks at the Presentation Ceremony for the “E” and “E Star” Awards (May 18, 1987). 355 “[M]ost economists agree that raising the minimum wage reduces employment. ” 35 Remarks at a White House Briefing for Minority Business Owners ( July 15, 1987). 356 “[A]merica’s economic miracle. You don’t know what it means to go over there [in Europe] to those economic summits anymore and have those leaders of other countries use that term.

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