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Unformatted text preview: Reagan was able to inflate the DOD budget that would make the United States financially ready should there be a war against the United States. Reagan also wanted to make sure that America had a military presence in the world and could act unilaterally anywhere in the world as well. He wanted to make sure the American people were fully protected against any threats nuclear or otherwise. By the time his second term was coming to an end Reagan had been successful in changing many things. Some of those changes were good changes that are still evident in our government today, but some not so good that some of his predecessors would have to deal with during their terms as president. All in all President Reagan was a good man, but I think the good in him hindered him sometimes on making the hard decisions that a president needs to make....
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- Spring '10
- Taxation in the United States, President of the United States, President Reagan