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That Reagan

Another in a series of quotes that would have gotten Ronald Reagan kicked out of the modern Republican party:

These are the values inspiring those brave workers in Poland … They remind us that where free unions and collective bargaining are forbidden, freedom is lost.

Watch the video here.



  1. Effisland wrote:

    Of course he said that. Anything to piss off the Russians during the cold war. Doesn’t mean he would have said the same about workers back home doing the exact same thing. Typical hypocrisy for anyone else saying it.

    Saturday, April 23, 2011 at 9:24 pm | Permalink
  2. Patricia wrote:

    The naked sound bite s trikes again!

    Sunday, April 24, 2011 at 1:34 pm | Permalink
  3. Cathy wrote:

    Well, he was president of the Screen Actors Guild, arguably a union or at least a union-ish organization….

    Monday, April 25, 2011 at 12:07 pm | Permalink
  4. Iron Knee wrote:

    The Screen Actors Guild is definitely a union. At least they call themselves one.

    Monday, April 25, 2011 at 12:33 pm | Permalink
  5. Sammy wrote:

    Regarding Reagan, there is a lot of very selective memory about him from conservatives…which is somewhat appropriate…

    Sammy, you tasteless bastard!

    Monday, April 25, 2011 at 4:46 pm | Permalink