Monday, November 16, 2015

Ronald Reagan Not That Tough On Terrorism....Despite the attempt at revising History......

The right wingers are posting all kinds of stuff about how Obama is weak on Terrorism and Ronald Reagan was strong.
Ronald Reagan would never put up with this terrorism like Obama is……Ronald Reagan was a tough guy…….
The right wingers who post this nonsense obviously don’t know anything about the Ronald Reagan record. So (once again) let me help with quick history lesson. Get your notebooks out.
When the Benghazi attack happened Republicans seized on it. How could Obama let that happen…. How can Obama not do anything about that……4 people died……Oh the humanity.
April 18 1983 – US Embassy in Beirut is bombed by terrorists. 63 people killed. 17 Americans dead. 8 Americans worked for the CIA…..Dead. President Ronald Reagan does NOTHING AT ALL.
Oct 23rd. 1983 – Terrorists detonate a truck full of explosives at the US Marine barracks in Beirut. 241 US Marines are killed. 100 more are wounded. President Ronald Reagan does NOTHING AT ALL.
Dec 12th, 1983 American embassy in Kuwait is bombed. 6 people are killed and 80 are wounded. President Ronald Reagan does NOTHING AT ALL.
March 16th, 1984 – Terrorists kidnap CIA station chief William Buckley. He was one of several kidnapped Americans by terrorists. President Ronald Reagan DOES NOTHING AT ALL.
Sept 20, 1984 – Terrorists bomb US Embassy annex in Beirut. 24 people killed. President Ronald Reagan does NOTHING AT ALL.
Dec 3rd, 1984, Kuwait Airways Flight 221 is Hijacked. Two Americans are killed. President Ronald Reagan does NOTHING AT ALL.
June 14th, 1985 – TWA flight 847 is Hijacked. US Navy diver Robert Dean Stethem is shot and his dead body is dumped on the airport tarmac. President Ronald Reagan does NOTHING AT ALL.
October 7th, 1985 cruise ship Achille Lauro is hijacked. American Loen Kilinghoffer is murdered. President Ronald Reagan does NOTHING AT ALL.
Dec 17th, 1985 airports in Rome and Vienna were bombed killing 20 people (5 Americans). Ronald Reagan does NOTHING AT ALL.
April 5th, 1986 – A disco in Berlin is bombed and an American soldier was killed. 200 others are wounded. President Ronald Reagan ordered air strikes on Tripoli. 60 tons of bombs are dropped.
Dec 21, 1988 Libya blows up Pan Am 103. 260 people are killed. Most of them American. President Ronald Reagan DOES NOTHING AT ALL.
In the middle of all this terrorism President Ronald Reagan (tough guy) attempted to trade arms to Iran for Hostages. 1) That was illegal. 2) Reagan said he would NEVER negotiate with terrorists. Reagan lied.
Oh and the hostages were not released anyway for many more years.
Ronald Reagan……Really not that tough on terrorism. Quiz on Friday. Study up.

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