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Posted on 11/08/2009 4:37:16 PM PST by ConservativeStatement
Twenty years ago, on Nov. 9, 1989, the Berlin Wall fell, as protestors on both sides began chipping away with sledgehammers, picks and hands. But the first crack in the wall appeared two years before that on June 12, 1987 when President Ronald Reagan stood at the Brandenburg Gate and gave his ultimatum to the Soviet leader: Mr. Gorbachev, tear down this wall!In his new book, Tear Down This Wall (Simon & Schuster), Romesh Ratnesar, deputy managing editor at Time magazine, traces the origin of Reagans remarks, noting how administration officials disagreed over whether the president should be that tough. Here, Ratnesar takes us through an edited version of the speech that brought down the Wall:
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Odd how the Communists tore down that wall and the U.S. is heading for Communism. Maybe that’s why the thug doesn’t want to go and celebrate their wall coming down as he is building up our wall for Communism?
Obama doesn’t consider the end of communist rule in East Germany anything to celebrate.
After all, he has his minions and toadies working hard to recreate East Germany right here in the good old U.S. of A.
President Obama couldn’t give this speech. It would fall flat because he wouldn’t have the passion and belief in what was being said.
G.H.W.Bush should attend the ceremony since he was actually POTUS when the wall came down.
Those were the days, when we had a REAL leader! May God bless Ronald Reagan’ soul!