Ronnie, Nancy, and Grandma: Recalling My Grandma’s Love for the Reagans

The death of Nancy Reagan yesterday triggered some emotions in me that I had dealt with a year ago, when my maternal grandmother passed away. She loved everything about the Reagans and was a Conservative of the highest order. Like Ronald Reagan, she succumbed to Alzheimer’s Disease after a lengthy battle, living almost 12 years from the time of her diagnosis until her death in February 2015. Until she died, I often compared her longevity to Ronald Reagan. I even remember saying it about two days before she passed away, when asked how she was doing.

I could really kick myself for that.

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Mr. T Anti-Drug PSA Commercial (1980’s)

While I truly do believe that the Swamp Thing Public Service Announcement posted yesterday by Saturday World is quite possibly the most awesome PSA of all time…I will have to put this commercial in the most disturbing category when you start to think about it.

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1) Mr. T is so angry that he shatters that glass of milk in his hand. Look at how that poor waitress rushes to clean it up…then thinks twice about doing so.
2) Mr. T is so caught up in his rage that he picks up the cameraman and shakes him like a ragdoll.
3) Mr. T might have actually choked the cameraman until he passed out…and then smiles and asks if he is okay.

I always listened to Nancy Reagan when she said Just Say No! but even if I hadn’t I would have been too scared that Mr. T was going to come busting in through my door to strangle me or something.