Nancy Reagan

Republicans remain the party of ‘Just say no,’ and little else

Republicans remain the party of ‘Just say no,’ and little else

The GOP truly is the party of Reagan – Nancy Reagan, that is. Its entire agenda consists of the former first lady’s anti-drug mantra: “Just Say No.”

No to any policies that address the very real problems in 21st Century America. Our government used to have statesmen on both sides of the aisle who worked together to enact laws to improve the lives of all.

But today, no matter the issue – healthcare, environment, immigration, guns, taxes, bank regulation, Social Security, Medicare, anything and everything – Republicans, led by their self-absorbed and principle-free president, refuse to enact (or even discuss) sensible, necessary new legislation. Even worse, they actively seek to...

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