A Push to Make Ronald Reagan the Next ‘Dead President’ in Our Wallets

I’m reading this story of how a bunch of folks are trying real hard to make Ronald Reagan into a God of sorts and I can’t help but cringe. Ronald Reagan was the devil..Thats why KRS-One said in his song ‘Oh Yeah” he was glad Reagan died

Ya wanna know why are economy is in shambles and why corporations are out of control with greed and far reaching powers? he was the one who put forth the trickle down economics concept which we now know as ‘Reagonomics‘.

Wanna know how crack got into the community and funded wars? Y’all remember Iran Contra and the scandal that went along with it? Y’all know the deeper story behind Freeway Rickey Ross? It was Ronald Reagan the so called Great Communicator who was in charge.

Wanna know why it took South Africa to be free? Blame it on Ronald Wilson Reagan..Y’all remember his ‘constructive engagement’ concept where he vetoed every single attempt to by the UN to put sanctions on South Africa..

Y’all remember him breaking down unions..after he fired air traffic controllers? Y’all remember this was the same idiot who worked with the FBI to help bring down the Black Panthers when he was governor of California? Thats why Kanye West mentions him in the song ‘Crack Music

Reagan was the beginning of the White House being fully taken over by corporate interests..very sad.. Its bad enough they named an airport after him..but to have him on a 50 dollar bill..???

sad sad sad..

Here’s a song that should forever remind us of who Ronald Reagan was..

-Davey D-

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=56ipWM3DWe4

A Push to Put Reagan on the $50 Bill

http://washingtonindependent.com/78192/a-push-to-put-reagan-on-the-50-bill

Rep. Patrick McHenry (R-N.C.) introduced legislation yesterday to replace the likeness of Ulysses S. Grant with that of Ronald Reagan on the $50 bill.

“Every generation needs its own heroes,” McHenry said in a statement launching his proposal. “President Reagan was a modern day statesman, whose presidency transformed our nation’s political and economic thinking. Through both his domestic and international policies he renewed America’s self confidence, defeated the Soviets and taught us that each generation must provide opportunity for the next.”

Conservatives’ efforts to deify Reagan, of course, are nothing novel. In 1998, a GOP Congress renamed Washington-National Airport to honor the 40th president. There’s that enormous $800 million trade center on Pennsylvania Ave. bearing Reagan’s name. The Navy christened the USS Ronald Reagan, an aircraft carrier, in 2001. And there was even a 2005 congressional push to replace D.C.’s 16th St. in favor of Ronald Reagan Boulevard. (It failed.)

What’s confusing is why Reagan would be the hero of anyone claiming to be a fiscal conservative. In 1980, the year Reagan was elected president, the federal debt was just under $908 billion. Eight years and several tax cuts later, it was $2.6 trillion — a jump of 186 percent.

Put another way: Reagan racked up more debt in eight years than the previous seven presidents had managed in 35 — a span that included the Korean and Vietnam wars.

How disillusioned are Republicans by Reagan’s legacy? In 1998, after the airport renaming, then-House Speaker Newt Gingrich (R-Ga.) called the move a fitting tribute to “the man who initiated the concept of a responsive, smaller government.”

He might have added: that can’t afford itself.

UPDATE: Libertarians aren’t fooled. While GOP leaders were celebrating their claims to fiscal rectitude last month at CPAC, Wes Benedict, head of the Libertarian Party, issued a statement pointing out that Reagan “signed massive spending bills that made his the biggest-spending administration (as a percentage of GDP) since World War II.”

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Guru’s Nephew Issues Video Claiming Family Has been Cut Off from Contact

Justin Elam Guru's nephewThis is a sad state of affairs…earlier today we got word that Guru had issued an official statement to Allhiphop.com.. it read as follows..

“I am doing fine and I am recovering! I’m weak though,” Guru told AllHipHop.com in a statement today. “Solar is the only person who has the accurate info on my situation. Any info from anybody else is false! I appreciate your well wishes and all the love!”

Guru and his family are asking for privacy as he recovers and stressed for fans to continue to send prayers, thoughts and love.

His partner Solar echoed Guru’s comments about the need for privacy but told fans the outlook is positive for the rapper.

Additionally, only Solar will have access to Guru and accurate information regarding the status of his health.

“Guru is resting and doing well after his surgery,” Solar told AllHipHop.com. “The doctors say that he will fully recover from his illness. We thank everyone who send prayers our way and we appreciate the outpouring of love from around the world!”

Solar can be reached by contacting a representative for his publicity firm, Yo-Pr.com.

Later that morning Questlove of the Roots issued this statement

i really hope that whoever has guru’s ear isn’t misrepresenting any information to him. im sure guru means the false rumors of his death (“any info….”) and isn’t trying to further fan the flames of his longtime feud with dj premiere. i’m sure he’s not aware of the love and concern that not only primo has for him and his condition but basically ALL the gangstarr family has for him (us gangstarr fans too)

anywho. i hope they aint 60 before they decide to get it together.

Guru and Super producer Solar

Earlier today DJ Premier posted up a heartfelt message from Guru’s nephew Justin who explained that the entire family has been cut off from Guru by his partner of the past 6 years-Solar..According to this video.. Solar has final say so over all of Guru’s affairs..To say the least this is wild.. I’m glad Guru is better..we’ll let the family sort all this out..

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1TNkP4pH6-0

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