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9 out of 23 people found this review helpful.

highly recommended

ron reagan exposes some of the reasons his father was so popular all the while cheating the middle class at the expence of the wealthy and why many of those who were negativly impacted loved him. also explains why his father was the godfather of defecit spending. reagan...
ron reagan exposes some of the reasons his father was so popular all the while cheating the middle class at the expence of the wealthy and why many of those who were negativly impacted loved him. also explains why his father was the godfather of defecit spending. reagan being one of the most damaging presidents to labor and poor alike a robin hood in reverse if you will did so much damage to the very people who loved him he was indeed the great communicator.

posted by taxmule on January 24, 2011

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16 out of 57 people found this review helpful.

This Will Probably Be A Disappointment As Ron Jr. Must Have Been:

I'm ordering this book expecting little knowing Ron Reagan Jr. has usually lived up to that standard himself. Ron Reagan Jr. gives proof to the old adage that acorns grow poorly in the shade of giant oaks.

I loved President Reagan and dare any reader to go a single ...
I'm ordering this book expecting little knowing Ron Reagan Jr. has usually lived up to that standard himself. Ron Reagan Jr. gives proof to the old adage that acorns grow poorly in the shade of giant oaks.

I loved President Reagan and dare any reader to go a single day without hearing him lauded in connection with his achievements or philosophy. He changed this country in a profound way that has and will continue to last for decades. Unfortunately as with many fathers their offspring reject what loving guidance is offered only to grow older and learn for themselves the wisdom that comes with age, Ron Reagan Jr. never learns. He as with his sister have floundered trying desperately to make an income off of the fame of their father. This appears to be just another attempt. I bought the book thinking that if Ronald Reagan could live with his disappointments, surely I can live with this small one.

I suggest people buy this book and deduct it on their income tax as a charitable donation in honor of President Reagan. I look forward to Ron's next book, "My Father At 105", if he doesn't starve to death first.

posted by 5173173 on December 16, 2010

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  • Posted January 24, 2011

    highly recommended

    ron reagan exposes some of the reasons his father was so popular all the while cheating the middle class at the expence of the wealthy and why many of those who were negativly impacted loved him. also explains why his father was the godfather of defecit spending. reagan being one of the most damaging presidents to labor and poor alike a robin hood in reverse if you will did so much damage to the very people who loved him he was indeed the great communicator.

    9 out of 23 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted May 22, 2012

    I can't believe the gall and unfairness of people who review thi

    I can't believe the gall and unfairness of people who review this book and haven't even read it. It is a deeply caring and sensitive book which made me cry. It is beautifully and lovingly written and offers useful information. I was not a political fan of the president, but I was enlightened by his son's book as to reasons why he operated as he did and was liked even by those against his policies, like me. Ron Reagan is a talented writer and man of integrity. Give him a chance to show you who he is by READING this wonderful book. I hope Ron has a long and successful career.

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted February 24, 2011

    Interesting...

    ...that there are negative reviews from conservatives who admit that they haven't read the book.

    1 out of 5 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 23, 2012

    Doug Wead of the Washington Post said it perfectly. " I s

    Doug Wead of the Washington Post said it perfectly. " I should say that Ron's sarcasm and ability to invoke nostalgia grow on you, and they eventually seduce." At first, I was put off by Ron, Jr.'s accounts of the Reagan brothers' early years...but by the end, I was crying in my soup. I listened to this book and wished I'd had the pictures from the print edition. Now I'm off to see if I can find them.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 27, 2011

    just asking

    why do you think he has a unhappy life? maybe in his opinoin his father was very i dont know mean? and so what let his feelings out so point is that its our opinion that he is a sick man for writting this book. But ovuiosly some of us didnt meet him when his father was bieng himself at home. so before you trash stuff you should get yoir facts staright. i didnt read it. d i am not planning on to either not because of the reveiws because im 11 and i feel very strongly about this.

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