As Members of Congress push their liberal agenda on America disguised as “stimulus”, it may surprise them that President Ronald Reagan saw this exact scenario unfolding, way back in 1961. His words are eerily prophetic. This ten minute address is worth a listen, if only to remember that the left has been pushing this agenda for almost fifty years. And they are about to have it handed to them on a silver platter.
“…this program, I promise you will pass just as surely as the sun will come up tomorrow. And behind it will come other federal programs that will invade every area of freedom as we have known it in this country until, one day, as Norman Thomas said, we will wake to find that we have Socialism. And if you don’t do this, and I don’t do this, one of these days, you and I are going to spend our sunset years telling our children, and our children’s children, what it once was like in America, when men were free.”
–Ronald Reagan, 1961