‘One grand, sweet song’: Videos, pics & remembrances on Reagan’s birthday

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Ronald Wilson Reagan, the 40th president of the United States, would have been 102 today. The celebration of the conservative icon’s birthday is in full swing on Twitter.

Happy Birthday, Ronald Reagan — freedom’s great ambassador.

— toddstarnes (@toddstarnes) February 6, 2013

Happy 102nd to President Reagan, who reminded us, “Man is not free unless government is limited.” Sound advice! #ronaldreagan

— Donald Rumsfeld (@RumsfeldOffice) February 6, 2013

Happy Birthday President #Reagan.

— Tim Scott (@SenatorTimScott) February 6, 2013

Would have been 102 years old today: twitter.com/BeschlossDC/st…

— Michael Beschloss (@BeschlossDC) February 6, 2013

Happy Birthday to Ronald Reagan. He was a revolutionary and a man of conviction. The world is grateful for the leadership he possessed.

— Demetrius Minor (@dminor85) February 6, 2013

Ronald Reagan was born 102 years ago today. Here’s the story of his pen pal, Rudy — goo.gl/RP5gL twitter.com/mental_floss/s…

— Mental Floss (@mental_floss) February 6, 2013

Today is the 102nd birthday of Ronald Wilson Reagan. Here, the climax of his incredible 1976 RNC speech: youtube.com/watch?v=ifBAn_…

— Joshua Treviño (@jstrevino) February 6, 2013

Happy 102nd Birthday, President Reagan!The Very Best of Ronald Reagan (Part 1 of 2) ==> youtube.com/watch?v=vaTedo… #Reagan102

— Michelle Lancaster (@SkiGarmisch) February 6, 2013

Happy 102nd Birthday, President Reagan! The Very Best of Ronald Reagan (Part 2 of 2) ==> youtube.com/watch?v=uZflkv… #Reagan102

— Michelle Lancaster (@SkiGarmisch) February 6, 2013

Happy 102nd, Mr. President!–> Reagan at Brandenburg Gate – “tear down this wall”: youtu.be/YtYdjbpBk6A via @youtube

— Meghan Workman (@ninjaknitter) February 6, 2013

Though spoken 50 yrs ago, amazing how his words apply to today. “A Time for Choosing” by Ronald Reagan: youtu.be/qXBswFfh6AY via @youtube

— Beth Underwood (@militarywriter) February 6, 2013

Happy Brithday, President Reagan. Here’s a tremendous video by @brandon_stewart bit.ly/yO0moa

— Todd Thurman (@ToddThurman) February 6, 2013

Ronald Reagan’s farewell speech. youtube.com/watch?v=UKVsq2… #Reagan102

— Rhonda Koenig(@Rhondako) February 6, 2013

Say Happy Birthday with us by RTing: twitter.com/Heritage/statu…

— Heritage Foundation (@Heritage) February 6, 2013

Happy Birthday to truly one of the greatest…Happy Ronald Reagan day to you all. twitter.com/jensicilian/st…

— Jennifer (@jensicilian) February 6, 2013

Loved that about Reagan. Even when the media attempted a stupid gotcha question, he would turn it around and knock it out of the park.

— AG (@AG_Conservative) February 6, 2013

Twitter user Michelle Lancaster is celebrating Reagan’s birthday by sharing her favorite quotes using the #Reagan hashtag.

To better follow my tweets today in honor of President Reagan’s 102nd Birthday, follow hashtag #Reagan … thanks! 🙂

— Michelle Lancaster (@SkiGarmisch) February 6, 2013

Many others are joining in.

Happy 102nd Birthday, President Reagan. twitter.com/RepReneeEllmer…

— Rep. Renee Ellmers (@RepReneeEllmers) February 6, 2013

“Government’s first duty is to protect the people, not run their lives.” Happy 102nd Birthday President Reagan.

— Rep. Renee Ellmers (@RepReneeEllmers) February 6, 2013

“The most terrifying words in the English language are: I’m from the government and I’m here to help.” -Ronald Reagan

— Smart Girl Politics (@OfficialSGP) February 6, 2013

Today is the late, great President Reagan’s birthday. RT if you’d like to return to the vision he had for America. twitter.com/MicheleBachman…

— Michele Bachmann (@MicheleBachmann) February 6, 2013

“Of the four wars in my lifetime, none came about because the U.S. was too strong.” #Reagan

— Michelle Lancaster (@SkiGarmisch) February 6, 2013

“We don’t have a trillion-dollar debt because we haven’t taxed enough; we have a trillion-dollar debt because we spend too much” -R. Reagan

— John L. Clark™ (@JohnLClark) February 6, 2013

“Government’s first duty is to protect the people, not run their lives.” ~ #Reagan

— Michelle Lancaster (@SkiGarmisch) February 6, 2013

Happy Birthday, Ronald Reagan. “We must reject the idea that every time a law’s broken, society is guilty rather than the lawbreaker.” ~RR

— Jedediah Bila (@JedediahBila) February 6, 2013

“It isn’t so much that liberals are ignorant. It’s just that they know so many things that aren’t so.” Ronald Reagan

— vadene echols (@VadeneEchols) February 6, 2013

Born on this date, Ronald Reagan, “I’ve noticed that everyone who is for abortion has already been born.”

— Bp Christopher Coyne (@bishopcoyne) February 6, 2013

“Recession is when your neighbor loses his job. Depression is when you lose yours.” ~ #Reagan

— Michelle Lancaster (@SkiGarmisch) February 6, 2013

“Government is like a baby. An alimentary canal with a big appetite at one end and no sense of responsibility at the other.” ~ #Reagan

— Michelle Lancaster (@SkiGarmisch) February 6, 2013

“The size of the federal budget is not an appropriate barometer of social conscience or charitable concern.” ~ #Reagan

— Michelle Lancaster (@SkiGarmisch) February 6, 2013

“It is time to restore the American precept that each individual is accountable for his actions.” #Reagan

— Michelle Lancaster (@SkiGarmisch) February 6, 2013

“There is no limit to what a man can do or where he can go if he doesn’t mind who gets the credit.” #Reagan

— Michelle Lancaster (@SkiGarmisch) February 6, 2013

“Coercion, after all, merely captures man. Freedom captivates him.” #Reagan

— Michelle Lancaster (@SkiGarmisch) February 6, 2013

Happy birthday, President Reagan. You are sorely missed.

Twitchy readers: What’s your favorite memory of Ronald Reagan?

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