History: 50th Anniversary of ‘The Speech’

I am a proud member of the Cult of Reagan. We should be so lucky to find another individual with the same beliefs to lead this country and fill the halls of Congress. It has been far too long since American has embraced the identity of it’s founding. To our detriment.

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“Government is beholden to the people, that it has no other source of power except the sovereign people.”

— Ronald Reagan, 1964

For the LA TimesCraig Shirley and Laura Ingram write:

Today marks the 50th anniversary of private citizen Ronald Reagan’s landmark speech in behalf of Barry Goldwater‘s presidential candidacy in 1964. Reagan’s remarks gave meaning to a campaign the establishment had said was a fool’s errand, and offered a response to those who said conservatism was not sophisticated or viable as a governing force.

The facts have proved otherwise, and that speech made Reagan the leading conservative in America. Years after his passing, he still holds that title. Who calls himself a Nixon Republican or a Bush Republican? Most call themselves Reagan Republicans, even if they don’t know the true meaning of Reaganism….(read more) LA Times

“I’ve spent most of my adult life as a…

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