09.04.2013 [news.com.au] - WHEN US president RonaldReagan ordered the 1983 invasion of the small Caribbean island of Grenada after a coup, he got an earful from an angry world leader: his closest ally, Britain's Margaret Thatcher.
05.10.2012 [news.com.au] - IN one of his pithy yet perceptive sayings, former US president RonaldReagan reminded us that budgetary deficits are caused, not because a government taxes too much, but because it spends too much of our money.
Freedom is never more than one generation away from extinction. We didn’t pass it on 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. - Address to the annual meeting of the Phoenix Chamber of Commerce, (30 March 1961) - Later variant : Freedom is a fragile thing and is never more than one generation away from extinction. It is not ours by inheritance; it must be fought for and defended constantly by each generation, for it comes only once to a people. Those who have known freedom and then lost it have never known it again.