“We don’t have an option of living with inflation and its attendant tragedy.…We have an alternative, and that is the program for economic recovery. True, it’ll take time for the favorable effects of our program to be felt. So, we must begin now. The people are watching and waiting. They don’t demand miracles. They do expect us to act. Let us act together.”
February 18, 1981 — from his speech to Congress detailing his program for economic recovery
Ronald Wilson Reagan
February 6, 1911 – June 5, 2004
40th President of the United States
February 6, 2011 marks the Centennial of Ronald Reagan’s birth. Reagan was unquestionably the greatest President of my lifetime, and in my opinion, the greatest President of the 20th Century. For the month of February, 2011, we present “28 Days of Ronald Reagan” featuring a daily tribute. We’ll include his wit, and his wisdom and some of our favorite stories.