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Michael Reagan’s recent column on the Boston Marathon bombings was both amusing and pathetic. Reagan relates how on Jan. 26, 1981, his newly elected father, Ronald Reagan, called the leaders of the various intelligence agencies into his office to find better ways to share information to prevent future terrorist attacks. Michael Reagan then nimbly skips over the failures of this intelligence during the next eight years. He leaves the impression that his father was successful in protecting us against terrorist attacks while President Obama has somehow failed in this. Nothing could be further from the truth. On April 18, 1983, …

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The Nevada Appeal Updated May 21, 2013 06:32PM Published May 21, 2013 06:23PM Copyright 2013 The Nevada Appeal. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.