5 More Attraction Ideas for Ronald Reagan Great Park

Categories: OC Media, Politics
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Between the time the reporting was done on this week's cover story and that issue hit the streets, more ideas for attractions at the future Ronald Reagan Great Park have been floated like a large orange balloon.

Indeed, the brilliant stroke of naming Irvine's massive public-works project after "The Gipper" has invigorated park planners, decision makers and the public.

Here are but five new attraction ideas on the drawing boards.

1.) Great Moments With Mr. Reagan

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"Oil can . . . oil can . . ."
Borrowing technology from the animatronic Abraham Lincoln at Disneyland, the Ronald Wilson Reagan version will highlight an incredible life, and for each performance, one lucky audience member will be told by the robotic president, "Has anyone ever mentioned you look like Danny Thomas?" Plans are afoot to have Rich Little supply the voice once they locate the real-life Reagan impersonator at whichever Indian casino he's currently headlining.

2.) Star Tours 2.0

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"Pfft!"
Mutual assured destruction has never been so fun! That's what you'll be saying at the end of this enclosed ride that puts you in a vibrating seat facing a screen projecting goofy characters (think Edward Teller painted gold as C-3PO and Dana Rohrabacher stuffed into the R2-D2 can). Don't think the Stars Wars defense system will work? It does in the movies.


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4 comments
Ppcantrell
Ppcantrell

I don't know how I got to this site, but,a better name for the Great Park is the NavelGazing Great Park. No one will be going there and if they do it will be like this web site, just an accident if its found.

Jfk1141
Jfk1141

Enough is enough, how many times does a President, or even a individual, need to be recogonized for their work or volunteerism.

This President has one of the largest building in Orange County, The Ronald Regan,United States Federal Court House named after him, not to say a new office complex in Washington DC, located on Pennsylvania Avenue, and not to mention the renaming of The Nations Capital Airport, to Ronald Regan National Airport. How many schools, streets,mustgive way and also parks. I truley believe the County of Orange can do better. Or does the Republican Party need to keep patting is self on the back

Keep a natural remembering the part should be kept netural. Central Park, Golden State Park, Balboa Park, Get IT.

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