"Trees cause more pollution than automobiles do." — Ronald Reagan, 1981

"A tree is a tree. How many more do you have to look at?" — Ronald Reagan, 1966, opposing expansion of Redwood National Park as governor of California

"I have flown twice over Mt St. Helens out on our west coast. I’m not a scientist and I don’t know the figures, but I have a suspicion that that one little mountain has probably released more sulfur dioxide into the atmosphere of the world than has been released in the last ten years of automobile driving or things of that kind that people are so concerned about." — Ronald Reagan, 1980

 ”You can’t help those who simply will not be helped. One problem that we’ve had, even in the best of times, is people who are sleeping on the grates, the homeless who are homeless, you might say, by choice.” — President Reagan, 1/31/84, on Good Morning America

"You know, if I listened to him long enough, I would be convinced that we’re in an economic downturn, and that people are homeless, and people are going without food and medical attention, and that we’ve got to do something about the unemployed." — President Reagan, 6/8/88, accusing Michael Dukakis of misleading campaign rhetoric

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