Video: A Look Back At The Gipper

It’s hard to even believe that this President served in our lifetime. He comes to us now as an obscure figure out of the not-so-distant past.

His simple and straightforward faith in God, and in America, was winsome and poignant.

One cannot help but be struck by the stark contrast to the current occupant of the White House, 21st Century America, and of the vanguard of the GOP.

Ronald Reagan spoke deeply to the American soul.

It wasn’t just because he was a great communicator, which he was. But rather because again and again he reminded us of our genesis as a people, and thus of our identity.

His words brought a reassurance and hope that only comes with the knowledge that we are indeed ‘One Nation under God . . .’

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