Have you come here to play Jesus to the lepers in your head?

On This Day…

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twenty years ago

“Mr. Gorbachev, tear down this wall!”

Depending on whom you ask, President Reagan can inspire courage and decisiveness, or he can inspire vitriolic frustration.  A couple weeks ago, my bus driver spent most of the trip home lamenting the years of the Reagan administration.  And it is so easy to remember Iran-Contra, point fingers and enjoy a healthy dose of American guilt.  It makes it easier to sit back and, well, do nothing. 

Blame always conceals inaction – it’s won elections for years.   Bold leadership, like what we saw that day, can change the world. 

HT: The Point


Written by taj

June 12, 2007 at 1:42 pm

Posted in Politics, Quotes

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  1. “Blame always conceals inaction – it’s won elections for years.”

    What a perfect epitaph for the Democratic Congress voted in this past November! Not only can they not pass the half-important bills, such as the latest attempt to force illegal immigration down our throats, but they can’t even manage to pull off so-called symbolic acts like a vote of no confidence in the attorney general.

    And they’re calling BUSH a lame-duck?


    June 12, 2007 at 1:46 pm

  2. My sentiments exactly Travis. You nailed it!


    June 13, 2007 at 12:49 pm

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