Will the real Ronald Reagan wannabe please stand up? I recall the 2012 Republican presidential debate with each candidate laying claim that he/she was most like Reagan. I opine that President Obama turned out to be the most similar to Reagan. How so, you might ask?
President Obama has raised the federal debt, and so did Reagan -- more than 15 times! President Obama has Benghazi and the IRS scandal, and Reagan had his 1983 Beirut Lebanon and Iran/Contra scandals.
But if Reagan were alive today, he would stand together with President Obama's plan to rebuild America and create jobs.
It is called the Grow America Act and details may be found at whitehouse.gov. President Obama is in good company with other Republican presidents who saw the need and moved forward, such as Lincoln (Transcontinental Railroad) and Eisenhower (Interstate Highway System), who launched the single biggest public works project in history.
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"We simply cannot allow this magnificent system to deteriorate beyond repair. The time has come to preserve what past Americans spent so much time and effort to create, and that means a nationwide conservation effort in the best sense of the word. America can't afford throwaway roads or disposable transit systems. The bridges and highways we fail to repair today will have to be rebuilt tomorrow at many times the cost." (Reagan 1982)
Will you stand together in support of the Obama/Reagan initiative to rebuild our highways, bridges, railroads and transit systems? Support the Grow America Act!