Sunday, October 23, 2005

The Great Communicator

"No government ever voluntarily reduces itself in size. So governments' programs, once launched, never disappear. Actually, a government bureau is the nearest thing to eternal life we'll ever see on this earth."

Ronald Wilson Reagan gave this speech in 1964 stumping for Barry Goldwater. He talks about the dangers of appeasement, largesse of government, Social Security, the stripping away of private property rights. Sixteen years later, he would be elected president.

I'd vote for him now if I could. Watch and listen to one of our greatest presidents here

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