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Can anyone here say that if we can’t do it, someone down the road can do it?  And if no one does it, what happens to the country?  All of us here know the economy would face an eventual collapse.  I know it’s a hell of a challenge, but ask yourselves: If not us, who?  If not now, when?
  —   President Ronald Reagan
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On This Day In:
2015 Change Process
2014 What Is Still Possible
2013 Strength Is There
2012 Beyond Reasonable Doubt
2011 Celebrating Values
2010 Is it just me, or is it suddenly dark around here?
Dance!

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The point is that our new, threatened condition isn’t temporary.  We’re in this for the long haul, so any measures we take to fight terrorism had better be measures that we are prepared to live with indefinitely.
The real challenge now is not to stamp out terrorism; that’s an unattainable goal.  The challenge is to find a way to cope with the threat of terrorism without losing the freedom and prosperity that make America the great nation it is.
     —    Paul Krugman
From his book: “The Great Unraveling
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On This Day In:
2013 Dear Diary (A good chuckle!)
2012 Conveniently Sequential
2011 King’s Speech Number Four
Rational Probability

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