Questions tagged [ronald-reagan]

Ronald Reagan was the 40th President of the United States (1981-1989). Use this tag to discuss his policies. Use with the [united-states] tag

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During Ronald Reagan's presidency, which industry sectors' workers tended to approve of him the most? And which ones disliked him the most?

Ronald Reagan had a lot of support nationwide during his presidency, but there were many people who opposed him as well. It seems like different industry types tend to favor a certain political ...
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During Ronald Reagan's presidency, were younger women generally more critical of him than older women were?

Ronald Reagan was popular nationwide during his presidency, and he seemed especially popular among men. Many women supported him too, but there were also a lot who opposed him. Even though Reagan won ...
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Explaining Reaganomics in terms of conservatism

Conservatism is commonly defined as an ideology that tries to maintain the status quo. In this answer, it is defined as being anti-utopian, and thus, any government change should be slow and measured. ...
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What did Reagan mean when he said: "The nine most terrifying words in the English language are 'I'm from the government, and I'm here to help.' "?

Ronald Wilson Reagan, 40th President of the United States from 1981 to 1989, famously said: The nine most terrifying words in the English language are "I'm from the government, and I'm here to help....
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Did Ronald Reagan have early onset dementia while president of the United States? [closed]

I recently read this great article about Reagan's change in speech pattern. It raised the question if he had early onset dementia while in office.
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