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Ronnie Reagan

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Ronnie Reagan

'Tis well known that President Reagan was very fond of jellybeans.

   On the ranch he groomed his faithful hoss and wore some grubby jeans.

      During cabinet meetings he had a ritual that was somewhat bizarre!

         They made no major decisions 'til he passed around the jellybean jar!

Robert L. Hinshaw, CMSgt, USAF, Retired
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  1. Date: 10/22/2012 9:37:00 PM
    Very nice, Robert. I've never heard this story. Ruben.

  1. Date: 8/15/2012 10:33:00 PM
    I love Ronnie,, rip Ronnie... Hope you are well Bob H., it..:-) Thank you for sharing * Goodnight~ PD

  1. Date: 7/8/2012 9:55:00 AM
    We all have our little peccadillos! I had no idea he enjoyed jellybeans so much it might have influenced public policy! (just kidding!) A most entertaining piece!! Keith

  1. Date: 7/7/2012 11:02:00 AM
    I liked Ron, he was a down to earth guy and didn't we love the simplicity of those jelly beans! I see you've got a handle on the government Bob, lots of dirt to dig up there so have fun! Luv, Lizzie

  1. Date: 7/5/2012 7:24:00 PM
    Great clerihew, Bob! Enjoyed the read. Love, Kim

  1. Date: 7/5/2012 6:45:00 PM
    Hi Bob -I love all of your poems with a politician or celebrity as the main character. They bring back wonderful memories of people who should not be forgotten. - Gail

  1. Date: 7/5/2012 4:54:00 PM
    Got a chuckle from this memory of his Presidency... Maybe we need more cabinet meetings like that now?. The Great Communicator was a father figure to me in the 80's. Still miss him. Great poem Bob! - Tim

  1. Date: 7/5/2012 4:48:00 PM
    He was the best...and so are you at this wonderful kind of poetry...The Jelly Belly factory is just down the road..I know they sent him lots of "beans"...BG

  1. Date: 7/5/2012 4:42:00 PM
    This is a great write my friend! You have brought am image of Mr Reagan into my mind when I read your fine poem! What an outstanding write Bob, awesome! Excellent Work!!