Wednesday, July 9, 2014

Red Ronnie / Reptilian Republican





Red Ronnie / Reptilian Republican
Ronald Wilson Reagan (/ˈrɒnəld ˈwɪlsən ˈreɪɡən/; February 6, 1911 -- June 5, 2004) was an American actor and politician. He was the 40th President of the United States (1981--89). Prior to his presidency, he served as the 33rd Governor of California (1967--75).

Born and raised in small towns in Illinois, Reagan graduated from Eureka College and then worked as a radio broadcaster. In 1937 he moved to Hollywood, where he began a career as an actor, first in films and later television. Reagan served as President of the Screen Actors Guild and later as a spokesman for General Electric (G.E.); his start in politics occurred during his work for G.E. Originally, he was a member of the Democratic Party, but due to the parties' shifting platforms during the 1950s, he switched to the Republican Party in 1962