Wednesday, August 23, 2006

22 Years Ago Today

Ronald Reagan at the Republican National Convention on August 23, 1994 accepting the parties nomination for the second time..
"None of the four wars in my lifetime came about because we were too strong. It's weakness that invites adventurous adversaries to make mistaken judgments. America is the most peaceful, least warlike nation in modern history. We are not the cause of all the ills of the world. We're a patient and generous people. But for the sake of our freedom and that of others, we cannot permit our reserve to be confused with a lack of resolve."