Reagan 25 Years Ago Today: ‘Mr. Gorbachev, Tear Down This Wall!’

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8 Responses to Reagan 25 Years Ago Today: ‘Mr. Gorbachev, Tear Down This Wall!’

  1. Deusexmachina says:

    WTF went wrong?

    and why do we have a Marxist in the whitehouse?

    • Roger says:

      The same media that lied about Reagan lied about Obama.

      And it was all leaning in the same direction.
      When the NYTimes becomes unavailable for bird cages the world will be a safer place.

      • Deusexmachina says:

        The world will never be a safe place as long as one Progressive still draws breath…..

    • JohnK144 says:

      "WTF went wrong? …..and why do we have a Marxist in the whitehouse?"

      The Reagan generation, thinking that the world was safe again, promptly went back to sleep.

      Carter shook the country to the core, and it only took one sleeping generation to bring us another one.

      Makes Reagan's words all the more poignant…….

      "Freedom is never more than one generation away from extinction. We didn't pass it to our children in the bloodstream. It must be fought for, protected, and handed on for them to do the same, or one day we will spend our sunset years telling our children and our children's children what it was once like in the United States where men were free."

  2. Taxpayer1234 says:

    *sigh* I miss teh Gipper…

  3. JohnK144 says:

    Well, we're not dead yet. We still have a chance to turn it all around.

    We did it once after the first Carter. We can start the process again in November.

  4. My timing has always sucked. A day early here, a year late there. I served in Berlin from May '78 through July '80. Jimmy Carter gave a speech in Berlin when I was there, but I was not motivated to attend. Obviously, it must have been less than stirring. If it had been Reagan, however …….