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Thursday, June 6, 2013
D-Day; the Sixth of June
I had few minutes today and went to Ann Althouse's blog.
I found something I had to share.
I haven't heard this speech in almost 30 years. I surprised it is still available to view and listen do. I definately puts the lie to the notion that current president is a great orator.
Or even an orator.
Today is D-Day; 69 years on, not 40. President Reagan's words still ring true and should remind us that there is no such thing as a Peace Dividend. Yes, we can call this an Era of Peace and cut our military spending, just as every nation but Germany and Japan did between the two World Wars, and we will wind up in exactly the same place the world did in 1939.
I usually spend a few hours on this day to watch The Longest Day; the 1963 movie about the heroes of D-Day. That will be postponed until tomorrow night.
I also think I will start adding President Reagan's speech to my D-Day itinerary. Great words, honoring greater men.