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|Ronald Reagan: A Thug’s Life|
Jan. 26th, 2009 at 1:40 pm
I know a lot of Republicans have been disappointed with the emergence of a Democratic hegemony in Washington, so I thought I’d help cheer people up by turning to the panacea for Republican ailments: Ronald Reagan.
Obama might officially be our first black President, but the respect for Ronald Reagan in the African-American community is often overlooked. A few years ago, a friend of mine worked as a substitute teacher at an inner city high school. One class he worked in was doing a unit entitled, “Honoring the Legacy of Ronald Reagan.” The class was supposed to write short essays about Reagan. Here’s one of the essays he received:
An essay by another student entitled “Ronald Reagan: A Thug’s Life” compared Ronald Reagan to the rapper 50 Cent. As a middle-aged black man living in Cleveland, I find these narratives both touching and compelling.
Please use this thread to share your own personal experiences with Ronald Reagan.