H.Res. 56: Celebrating the life of President Ronald Wilson Reagan on the anniversary of his birth. Read More


This resolution was introduced on Feb 6, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but was not passed.


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Celebrating the life of President Ronald Wilson Reagan on the anniversary of his birth.

Whereas, on February 6, 1911, Ronald Wilson Reagan was born to Nelle and John Reagan in Tampico, Illinois; Whereas Ronald Reagan's childhood years laid the foundation for his becoming a man of unfettered principle, who was not afraid to do what was right, and who was tenaciously committed to doing only that which he believed was right in his own heart, regardless of any political cost; Whereas his small-town values of hard work and commitment to God and family were deeply rooted in his early childhood experiences; Whereas as a young man in Illinois, Ronald Reagan saved 77 people from drowning through his courage, physical strength, and vigilance as a lifeguard; Whereas he attended high school in nearby Dixon, Illinois, and then worked his way through Eureka College, where he studied economics and sociology, played on the football team, and acted in school plays; Whereas in 1937, a screen test won him a contract in Hollywood, leading to his appearance in over 53 films over the next 2 decades; Whereas beginning in 1947, Ronald Reagan served as President of the Screen Actors Guild for 13 years; Whereas, on March 4, 1952, Ronald Reagan married Nancy Davis, who remained his best friend and lifelong companion and confidant for more than 5 decades; Whereas in 1966, Ronald Reagan was elected as the 33rd Governor of California, and won reelection 4 years later; Whereas Ronald Reagan believed in...

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I oppose H.Res. 56 ("Celebrating the life of President Ronald Wilson Reagan on the anniversary of his birth.") because... He might have been a good guy but he was the beginning of the mess we are in. Trickle Down is a failure, it is more like being pissed on. He is responsible for destroying the middle class. WOULD YOU CELEBRATE THE BIRTHDAY OF YOUR RAPIST?

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