20 January 2005
President Adopts the Chief's Int'l Policy!
Referring back to an earlier post on this blog (http://kc0am-rmc.blogspot.com/2005/01/thoughts-on-new-world-order.html) I expressed the concern that any drive towards some sort of world order would not consist of a lowering of our standards of political, economic, and personal freedom to that of the rest of the world.
In essence, I submit this is effectively the same concept as what the president said today:
“The survival of liberty in our land increasingly depends on the success of liberty in other lands. The best hope for peace in our world is the expansion of freedom in all the world.”Defining our task as spreading the light of liberty throughout the world is exactly the opposite of what the UN and Eurocrats want to do, and I predict that they, as well as most of the MSM will be howling about it like crazy.
In spite of this, I think that this address will ultimately go down in history as one of the greatest restatements of the proper role of the United States in the world since Ronaldus Magnus' (Reagan) image of the "shining city on the hill".
P.S. I see that Peggy Noonan in the WSJ Opinion Journal http://www.opinionjournal.com/columnists/pnoonan/?id=110006184 is all het up that there was too much God in the speech! She used to be a writer for Reagan - I wonder what's happened to her since then - obviously she has lost the vision of what he was all about. Oh well.