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Noun1.Ronald Reagan - 40th President of the United States (1911-2004)Ronald Reagan - 40th President of the United States (1911-2004)
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The party leaders and its official ideology were Reaganite.
A Reaganite Republican, Franks's platform has long held that human life begins at conception, as he has introduced a bill to ( ban abortions after 20 weeks.
In the book's text, he writes that he was galled by the era's prevailing Reaganite "family values," that cult of cheerful striving: "I wanted to puncture this mythology ...
Rossinow identifies the tension within Reaganite conservatism between "traditionalism" and "hedonism," chiding traditionalists for polarizing America with culture wars and hedonists for derailing America with policies that magnified the gap between rich and poor (2).
Reaganite conservatives espoused libertarian economics, a forceful foreign policy, and the repercussions of their efforts are felt in the present day.
He appears to relish turning Reaganite campaigning tactics on the Tories.
They believe (or pretend to believe) that our economic future is totally reliant on this group continuing to soak-up the world's assets, the rest of us surviving thanks to a Reaganite fantasy called 'trickle down' whereby wealth is supposed to be redistributed, when in fact it 'trickles' in the opposite direction.
It is more Thatcherite than Thatcher, more Reaganite than Reagan.
He considers paranoia in science fiction films, disillusion in Martin Scorsese's Taxi Driver, Reaganite themes in Rambo: First Blood, Part II, a decade of films influenced by the War on Terror, and more.
Manywill herald 'Reaganite'' economic success and the 'loadsamoney'' caricature which appeared in the 1980s, flourishing in unbridled wealth in the City.
He went on: "I'm a Reaganite, I'm proud to be a Reaganite, I will tell the truth, even if it's at the risk of causing some confusion sometimes with the timid."
Attacks on unions, he said, were "Reaganite crap," and that was probably one of his nicer descriptors.