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To: Fiji Hill
I was there to hear this speech live. It was in a universe far, far away, in a time long, long ago. It looked like Reagan had turned the corner to a more thoughtful and competent nation. But the rot in education, in society, in the courts, and especially in the government, goes on and drags us down, day by day.

It is a race to see whether the US can be salvaged, or whether the barbarians inside our gates will damage the US beyond repair, before saner heads can prevail. And I am not optimistic about which side will win that race.

Congressman Billybob

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2 posted on 07/14/2007 8:12:33 PM PDT by Congressman Billybob (Please visit www.ArmorforCongress.com)
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To: Congressman Billybob
'I would remind you that extremism in the defense of liberty is no vice! And let me remind you also that moderation in the pursuit of justice is no virtue!'-- Marcus Tullius Cicero, Second Oration Against Catiline, as Quoted by Barry Goldwater.

I was there too, working as a Youth for Goldwater volunteer. I was in the public area, during the roll-call, sitting one row in front of National Reviews Magazine's William Rusher, one of the founders of the Draft Goldwater Committee. A great day for the country and the conservative movement. The nation has paid a terrible price for rejecting his candidacy.

4 posted on 07/14/2007 8:35:19 PM PDT by Lucius Cornelius Sulla (A person who does not want the best for America)
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To: Congressman Billybob

I was but a wee babe, but my folks voted Goldwater. Dad was career Navy, and often he and friends of the family, spoke incredulously of Barry being labeled a “war-monger”... My Dad always said that the soldier is the last to call for war, as he is the one who must fight it, but if called, he should fight to win.

tatt


8 posted on 07/14/2007 8:50:02 PM PDT by thesearethetimes... ("So long as we have such as Professor Librescu, evil will never triumph." Brujo 4 18 07)
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