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Ronald Reagan's Son Records Atheist Radio Ad: 'Not Afraid Of Burning In Hell'

The Huffington Post | Shadee Ashtari | Posted 11.27.2013 | Politics

Ron Reagan, the son of former President Ronald Reagan, has recorded a radio ad promoting the Freedom From Religion Foundation. The ad has been running...

BOTH SIDES NOW: 'Feckless' Obama Zig-Zags to Success on Syria

HuffPost Radio | Posted 11.15.2013 | Politics
HuffPost Radio

2011-11-29-20111107bothsidesnow.jpgErickson & Reagan debate the deus ex machina of Putin salvaging Obama's Syrian policy after the chemical attack. Looks like 44's smart audibles worked better that 42's "resoluteness" on Iraq and that McGovern's 'come home' approach has prevailed over McCain's more-war.

BOTH SIDES NOW: Is DC 'Dysfunction' Due to Cocktail Parties or Tea Party? Enter Bezos

HuffPost Radio | Posted 08.12.2013 | Politics
HuffPost Radio

2011-11-29-20111107bothsidesnow.jpgArianna and Ron Reagan discuss what's wrong with Washington as seen through Leibowich's #1-selling This Town: Money/media insiders? Radical right who hate Obama and government? Can Bezos's money & tech be a WashPo life-preserver? And did you know about Orion's big supernova?

BOTH SIDES NOW: Sex, Substance and Spitzer

HuffPost Radio | Posted 07.15.2013 | Politics
HuffPost Radio

2011-11-29-20111107bothsidesnow.jpgShrum & Reagan debate why some survive scandal (Jefferson, Clinton) while others don't (Hart, Edwards). And there's unanimity that Morsi ouster is least worst option for Egypt, U.S., Democracy. And: Can Hillary be too old if Dutch wasn't?

BOTH SIDES NOW: The InsaneStream Media Says 'It's the Scandals, Stupid'

HuffPost Radio | Posted 05.20.2013 | Politics
HuffPost Radio

2011-11-29-20111107bothsidesnow.jpgWhat a week for Republicans! It started with Obama fighting off simultaneous scandals and 24 coming back this Fall. But as Spitzer and Reagan discuss, by Friday the Scandals Scorecard revealed more smoke than fire. Who'll tell FOX?

BOTH SIDES NOW: Hagel and NRA on Defense -- Who Will Prevail?

HuffPost Radio | Posted 01.13.2013 | Politics
HuffPost Radio

2011-11-29-20111107bothsidesnow.jpgReagan & Matalin debate why Hagel is on defense over going to Defense. Since he's a wounded warrior who reflects the re-elected president's views -- with no John Tower problems -- he'll likely end up on top. NRA? Mary says ok to universal background checks but not "liberal shibboleths."

BOTH SIDES NOW: Are Obama's 51-48 Percent and 55 Seat Senate Wins Tactical or Ideological?

HuffPost Radio | Posted 11.11.2012 | Politics
HuffPost Radio

2011-11-29-20111107bothsidesnow.jpgIn our "after report," Reagan and Matalin discuss whether 2012 turned on Messina's GOTV or Obama's views on government and taxes? Did GOP lose because of messenger or message -- both? Or is it, as Chou en lai said of French Revolution, "too soon to tell?"

BOTH SIDES NOW: Can Mitt's 'Rope-a-Hope' Tactic Work?

HuffPost Radio | Posted 10.29.2012 | Politics
HuffPost Radio

2011-11-29-20111107bothsidesnow.jpgReagan and Clarke debate whether 44 won a Pyrrhic victory at Boca -- crushing content as Romney passed a 'commander-in-chief' test? And they talk taboos: does the Gingrich-Sununu crowd race-bait? Kosher to discuss Mitt's Mormonism? Who lies more?

Will the Real Ronald Reagan Please Stand Up?

Robyn Carolyn Price | Posted 11.16.2012 | Politics
Robyn Carolyn Price

President Reagan serves as a window into what often feels like two different Americas, with two distinctly different agendas. Here are excerpts from my conversation with his youngest son Ron Reagan -- he was candid, honest, and challenged his father in ways that only a son could do.

BOTH SIDES: Accen-tu-ate the Negative: Mitt Hides Taxes? Yes. Barack Hates U.S. & Business? Nah.

HuffPost Radio | Posted 07.22.2012 | Politics
HuffPost Radio

2011-11-29-20111107bothsidesnow.jpg Is GOP adopting a soft birtherism when it repeats that the American president doesn't understand the country that elected him?

BOTH SIDES: Senor Romney No Bueno? Why Is Issa Furious? A Solomanic SCOTUS?

HuffPost Radio | Posted 06.24.2012 | Politics
HuffPost Radio

2011-11-29-20111107bothsidesnow.jpgReagan & Matalin agree with Obama's new policy on young immigrants but then clash over why Romney doesn't. Is self-deportation politically self-immolating?

Both Sides Now: Reagan/Matalin on Their Biases, Ryan-Buffett, Polls, Tattoos

HuffPost Radio | Posted 04.22.2012 | Politics
HuffPost Radio

2011-11-29-20111107bothsidesnow.jpg Through the looking glass of their families and early years, Reagan/Matalin analyze Jonathan Haidt's The Righteous Mind. Can Left & Right hear each other or be merely riders of reason on the elephant of intuition?

Both Sides: Watch the Track, Not the Horse Race: Gas, Health, Afghanistan

HuffPost Radio | Posted 03.18.2012 | Politics
HuffPost Radio

2011-11-29-20111107bothsidesnow.jpgReagan and Matalin skip who's up-down in the GOP contest to debate spurting gas prices, the constitutionality of "Obamacare" and our exit strategy from Afghanistan post- massacre. Then: do presidential speeches ever matter, Mr. Reagan?

Both Sides Now: Reagan and Matalin Debate Obama's 'Patriotic Populism' and Newt-Nancy

HuffPost Radio | Posted 01.30.2012 | Politics
HuffPost Radio

2011-11-29-20111107bothsidesnow.jpgDid Obama's "America is Back" SOTU rebut the Alinsky, socialist unamerican slurs? Reagan and Matalin debate the State of Obama, Mitt's comeback and Newt's embrace of Ron's mom.

Both Sides Now: Iraq -- End of an Error

HuffPost Radio | Posted 12.18.2011 | Politics
HuffPost Radio

2011-11-29-20111107bothsidesnow.jpgIf the base can't embrace Mitt's switches and Newt's swagger, is it their fault or voters unhinged by Fox and Obama?

Both Sides Now: If Debates Are the First Primary, Is Gingrich Winning?

HuffPost Radio | Posted 11.28.2011 | Politics
HuffPost Radio

2011-11-29-20111107bothsidesnow.jpgMatalin and Reagan discuss whether a reality show called "GOP debates" are choosing survivors. Is Newt smart and experienced or a "lobbyist and liar"? Then: will we attack Iran, too?

Both Sides Now: War On Fraud Or Voters? GOP 'Fight Club'?

HuffPost Radio | Posted 10.23.2011 | Politics
HuffPost Radio

2010-06-28-bothsides_pull.jpg Matalin and Reagan differ on Voter ID laws that could undermine the right to vote. And will Obama win future GOP debates if Romney and Perry continue to audition for Fight Club?

'Heads Exploding'? Critics, Pundits, Former Colleagues React To Dick Cheney's New Book

Posted 10.29.2011 | Politics

Dick Cheney's new memoir has been making waves since the former vice president first signed a multi-million dollar publishing deal with Simon & Schust...

Both Sides Now: Conservatives Play Defense on Debt Ceiling and Murdoch

HuffPost Radio | Posted 07.18.2011 | Politics
HuffPost Radio

2010-06-28-bothsides_pull.jpg Mary Matalin and Ron Reagan debate whether Obama is winning on the debt ceiling and how Murdoch is going from powerhouse to pariah. Then violent videos, very violent terrorists and Betty Ford.

WATCH: Chris Matthews Mocks Bill O'Reilly

The Huffington Post | Katherine Fung | Posted 09.12.2011 | Media

Chris Matthews mocked what he called a signature move of Bill O'Reilly's on Tuesday's "Hardball: The MSNBC host was discussing the debt ceiling neg...

Both Sides Now: Weiner Dem Headache -- Medicare GOP Migraine? Who Is Jon... Huntsman?

HuffPost Radio | Posted 06.12.2011 | Politics
HuffPost Radio

2010-06-28-bothsides_pull.jpgRon Reagan and Kellyanne Conway debate whether pols or voters should decide Weiner's fate and whether Ryan's Medicare Plan could give Dems back the House?

Bonzo at 100

Jeff Danziger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jeff Danziger

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Ron Reagan on His Father's Legacy

David Goodman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
David Goodman

One of the most admired presidents of the 20th century, Reagan has achieved an almost God-like status in today's Republican Party. A few days ago, I talked with his son, Ron Reagan, about his father's legacy.

Searching for Ronald Reagan

Daniel Cluchey | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Daniel Cluchey

Both of Reagan's sons -- one, a prominent liberal and avowed atheist, the other, a political strategist for the Christian Right -- have published books on their father, just before what would have been his 100th birthday.

Ron Reagan: Sarah Palin 'A Soap Opera'

AP | MICHAEL R. BLOOD | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

LOS ANGELES — Sarah Palin is honoring one Reagan and offending another with the same speech. The former Alaska governor is scheduled to speak in...