Ronald Reagan

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Anthony Kennedy Was Never Really a Friend to Liberals

A look back at his record shows that but for a few high-profile rulings, he was a conservative justice who granted more power to the right.
Charles Star

The Violence Central American Migrants Are Fleeing Was Stoked by the US

We're still dealing with the aftermath of atrocities committed by US allies in Central America during the Cold War.
Cole Kazdin
mental health

The Media Never Questioned Reagan's Sanity Like It's Questioning Trump's

Donald Trump has said the latest attacks on his competence were out of the "Reagan playbook," but that's not the case.
Allie Conti

Here's What Americans Think of Donald Trump After One Year Compared to Former Presidents

Trump is the only US president in the last six decades whose disapproval rating is higher than his approval rating after nearly one year in office.
Impact Staff

Here's Where Trump's 200-Day Approval Rating Ranks Among US Presidents

The data comparing President Trump to other recent Commanders in Chief is more surprising than you think.
Sean Hutchinson
Aaron Barksdale
Dropped Pins

How an Airline Tragedy Brought GPS to the Masses

The Soviet shootdown of Korean Air Lines Flight 007 in 1983 spurred Ronald Reagan to open the US military’s satellite-based Global Positioning System for civilian use.
Sebastien Roblin

How Trumpcare Could Cause a New Crisis in America's Emergency Rooms

If the AHCA becomes law, more uninsured people could crowd the country's ERs and rack up impossible-to-pay medical bills—which would be bad for patients, hospitals, and taxpayers.
Steven Yoder
Star Wars

Trump Is Calling for a Missile Defense System That Already Exists

And yet, it doesn’t work very well.
David Axe

How the Media, the White House, and Everyone Else Failed AIDS Victims in the 80s

The press didn't cover AIDS aggressively enough, the Reagan administration didn't respond quickly to the crisis—and ordinary people laughed at the victims.
Harmon Leon
The VICE Guide to Right Now

The Man Who Attempted to Assassinate Reagan Is Moving Back in with His Mom

A judge ruled Wednesday that John Hinckley Jr. will be released from the psychiatric facility he's been living at after attempting to assassinate the president in 1981.
VICE Staff
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Not Even Ronald Reagan Would Have Voted for Trump, Says Reagan's Son

Conservative political strategist Michael Reagan tweeted Monday that his dad would never have sided with Trump.
Helen Donahue
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Will Ferrell Isn't Going to Play Ronald Reagan in a Movie, After All

"While it is by no means a 'Alzheimer's comedy' as has been suggested, Mr. Ferrell is not pursuing this project."
Lincoln Michel