Welcome to the American Revolution II

Welcome to the American Revolution II
But when a long train of abuses and usurpations, pursuing invariably the same object evinces a design to reduce them under absolute despotism, it is their right, it is their duty, to throw off such government, and to provide new guards for their future security.
"We face a hostile ideology global in scope, atheistic in character, ruthless in purpose and insidious in method..." and warned about what he saw as unjustified government spending proposals and continued with a warning that "we must guard against the acquisition of unwarranted influence, whether sought or unsought, by the military-industrial complex... The potential for the disastrous rise of misplaced power exists and will persist... Only an alert and knowledgeable citizenry can compel the proper meshing of the huge industrial and military machinery of defense with our peaceful methods and goals, so that security and liberty may prosper together."Dwight D. Eisenhower

Thursday, August 19, 2010

"Those Voices Don't Speak for the Rest of Us"

No president has ever been as popular as Ronald Reagan (since Kennedy). Reagan was the last president to tell people "You can do it". In 1980 he won all but 6 states. In 1984 he won all but 1 with 60% of the vote. He produced a flourishing economy and lead with honesty and dignity. That's not a common practice these days.

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