You and I have a rendezvous with destiny. We will preserve for our children this, the last best hope of man on Earth, or we will sentence them to take the last step into a thousand years of darkness. We will keep in mind and remember that Barry Goldwater has faith in us. He has faith that you and I have the ability and the dignity and the right to make our own decisions and determine our own destiny. And […]
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Steve asked me to make President Reagan’s 1964 Time for Choosing speech applicable for the UK in 2010. In the speech, Reagan posits that if the US were to give their total welfare budget of $45bn to those below the poverty line this would work out at $4,600 per person. Factoring for inflation this would now stand at $32,413 for each person in 2010. If you were to do this with the UK: £113bn is spent on benefits in the UK. Amount of people below the […]
Via ToryRadio: It is time for us to realise that we are too great a nation to limit ourselves to small dreams. Those who say that we are in a time when there are no heroes… they just don’t know where to look. See also his farewell address, the address of a citizen politician.
Ronald Reagan, October 27, 1964, in a speech he wrote himself: You and I have a rendezvous with destiny. We will preserve for our children this, the last best hope of man on Earth, or we will sentence them to take the last step into a thousand years of darkness. Featured here, in a campaign video for Barr ’08: The transcript of Reagan’s speech is worth reading, or there is a full recording here. This excerpt begins after he has […]