Skip to comments.RONALD REAGAN SPEECH: "A TIME FOR CHOOSING"; A "RENDEZVOUS WITH DESTINY"
Posted on 10/28/2009 11:33:54 AM PDT by TheFreedomPoster
Forty Five years ago today (thanks for the reminder, Rush), Ronald Reagan gave the speech that changed everything. Reagan's speech, sometimes called "A Time for Choosing," or "A Rendezvous With Destiny," given during Barry Goldwater's campaign at the Republican National Convention in 1964, was part inspirational, part prophetic (see below), timeless in wisdom, and a stern warning about the government's infringement upon our freedoms.
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"A political party cannot be all things to all people. It must represent certain fundamental beliefs which must not be compromised to political expediency, or simply to swell its numbers."
"I do not believe I have proposed anything that is contrary to what has been considered Republican principle. It is at the same time the very basis of conservatism. It is time to reassert that principle and raise it to full view. And if there are those who cannot subscribe to these principles, then let them go their way."
I will miss President Reagan until my dying day, on the next day, I hope to meet him.
Thanks, great speech.