Items Tagged with 'Ronald Reagan'


  • Mr. Mortgage Banker, tear down this wall!

    For those of you old enough to remember, the title of this piece is an adaptation of President Ronald Reagan’s Brandenburg Gate speech in West Berlin, Germany, in which he said “Mr. Gorbachev, tear down this wall!”  The wall in question was the Berlin Wall.  Here is an excerpt, compliments of Wikipedia:
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  • Republicans Join Financial Crisis Commission

    Former California Rep. Bill Thomas and former Treasury Department counsel and counsel to President Ronald Reagan Peter Wallison will join the Financial Crisis Inquiry Commission to investigate the causes of the financial crisis and the collapse of major financial institutions on the heels of the housing bubble implosion. House Republican leader John Boehner of Ohio and Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell of Kentucky announced the appointments Thursday.
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