by the Left Coast Rebel
I don't know how I missed this one yesterday (perhaps because only NBC covered it?). On Monday a portrait that will be a new postage stamp was revealed at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library commemorating the 100th birthday of the 40th president. The portrait was created by Bart Forbes and is a rendition of a picture taken of Ronald Reagan in 1985 at his Rancho del Cielo ranch in California.
The stamp will go on sale Feb. 10, 2010 - four days after what would have been Ronald Reagan's 100th birthday. Nancy Reagan was at the Reagan Library in Simi Valley, California for the unveiling:
As I watched video the unveiling of the Reagan birth centennial stamp, Nancy Reagan's clear love for her husband was evident. How can this not bring a tear to your eye?:
Does anyone know who that was singing the Star Spangled Banner?
Yesterday my friend Right Klik posited on the legacy of Ronald Reagan. I think this sums it up:
Ronald Reagan's legacy is generally untarnished by his compromises because his quest was not a pursuit of power or personal aggrandizement. Reagan was genuinely interested in empowering the individual. Compromises were a means to that end.Rest in peace, Ronald Reagan.
Today's RINOs show little interest in transferring power from the federal government to rank and file citizens, and they show very little evidence for an appreciation for natural law or free markets or the principles enshrined in the Constitution.