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1 posted on 01/02/2020 6:19:05 PM PST by Ozguy1945
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I am proud to say that I voted for the Man for President.
(What a different country we would have today!)


2 posted on 01/02/2020 6:26:19 PM PST by TaMoDee (The Pack will be back in 2019! Go Pack!!)
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How would the world have been different if Big Daddy George Romney had not worked so hard against Goldwater and aided Johnson the Democrat to win ???

At the Republican Convention that year Goldwater 800+ Romney 40


4 posted on 01/02/2020 6:34:45 PM PST by Tennessee Nana
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The first book I read dealing with politics was “Conscience of a Conservative” by Barry Goldwater. I was about 14 at the time. It was one of several books that made a lasting impression on me. Capitalism and Freedom by Milton Friedman and Atlas Shrugged by Ayn Rand were two others.


5 posted on 01/02/2020 6:45:38 PM PST by Maine Mariner
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AuH2O 64

I have the pin and wear it... Though I am only in my early 40s.

He WAS right and Stan Evans’ book among others proves it.


6 posted on 01/02/2020 6:46:17 PM PST by golux
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Bump


7 posted on 01/02/2020 6:52:33 PM PST by foreverfree
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I'm Proud To Be Able To Say That I Voted For Goldwater AND I'm A Native Texan Saying That!
AuH2O

I Would Never Have Voted For LBJ Even For "dogcatcher"!

9 posted on 01/02/2020 7:14:19 PM PST by Fiddlstix (Warning! This Is A Subliminal Tagline! Read it at your own risk!(Presented by TagLines R US))
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Ronald Reagan spoke of Barry Goldwater -

“Is he the brash and shallow and trigger-happy man they say he is? Well I’ve been privileged to know him ‘when.’ I knew him long before he ever dreamed of trying for high office, and I can tell you personally I’ve never known a man in my life I believed so incapable of doing a dishonest or dishonorable thing.

“This is a man who, in his own business before he entered politics, instituted a profit-sharing plan before unions had ever thought of it. He put in health and medical insurance for all his employees. He took 50 percent of the profits before taxes and set up a retirement program, a pension plan for all his employees. He sent monthly checks for life to an employee who was ill and couldn’t work. He provides nursing care for the children of mothers who work in the stores.

“When Mexico was ravaged by the floods in the Rio Grande, he climbed in his airplane and flew medicine and supplies down there.

“An ex-GI told me how he met him. It was the week before Christmas during the Korean War, and he was at the Los Angeles airport trying to get a ride home to Arizona for Christmas. And he said that a lot of servicemen there and no seats available on the planes. And then a voice came over the loudspeaker and said, ‘Any men in uniform wanting a ride to Arizona, go to runway such-and-such,’ and they went down there, and there was a fellow named Barry Goldwater sitting in his plane. Every day in those weeks before Christmas, all day long, he’d load up the plane, fly it to Arizona, fly them to their homes, fly back over to get another load.

“During the hectic split-second timing of a campaign, this is a man who took time out to sit beside an old friend who was dying of cancer. His campaign managers were understandably impatient, but he said ‘There aren’t many left who care what happens to her. I’d like her to know I care.’

“This is a man who said to his 19-year-old son, ‘There is no foundation like the rock of honesty and fairness, and when you begin to build your life on that rock, with the cement of the faith in God that you have, then you have a real start.’

“This is not a man who could carelessly send other people’s sons to war. And that is not the issue of this campaign that makes all the other problems I’ve discussed academic, unless we realize we’re in a war that must be won.”


10 posted on 01/02/2020 7:14:45 PM PST by concentric circles
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Here's some appropriate music:
11 posted on 01/02/2020 7:26:32 PM PST by Fiji Hill
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Barry's Boys--The Chad Mitchell Trio (1964)

We're the bright young men who want to go back to 1910,
We're Barry's Boys.
We're the kids with a cause, yes, a government like Grandma's was,
We're Barry's Boys.
We're the new kind of youth at your alma mater,
Back to silver standards and solid Goldwater,
Back to when the poor were poor and rich were rich,
And you felt so damn secure just knowing which were which.

We're the kids who agree to be social without security,
We're Barry's Boys.
Now his hat's in the ring, where Westbrook Pegler once was king
Now, he's too left-wing.

So if you don't want to recognize that old Red China,
Or Canada, or Britain, or South Carolina,
You, too, can join the crew, Tippecanoe & Nixon, too,
Back with Barry, back to cash & carry;
Back with Barry's Boys.

13 posted on 01/02/2020 7:37:37 PM PST by Fiji Hill
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Goldwater captured my intellect when I read “The Conscience of a Conservative.” The fact that he carried nearly 40% of the vote against LBJ in 1964 (the faux torchbearer after Kennedy’s assassination) is a testament to his eloquence and appeal. I was sad to see him end up essentially pro-abortion. His wife had been head of Arizona Planned Parenthood.


16 posted on 01/03/2020 3:45:50 AM PST by rockwell torrey
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