There is no right or left, only up or down…Reagan quote #4 in this Year of Ronald Reagan

January 04, 2011

As the new Congress convenes, many members were elected with a mandate to return our federal government to its constitutional limits. I am posting a Ronald Reagan quote a day in celebration of his 100th birthday and of his extraordinary vision for America.

“You and I are told we must choose between a left or right, but I suggest there is no such thing as a left or right. There is only an up or down. Up to man’s age-old dream — the maximum of individual freedom consistent with order — or down to the ant heap of totalitarianism. Regardless of their sincerity, their humanitarian motives, those who would sacrifice freedom for security have embarked on this downward path. Plutarch warned, “The real destroyer of the liberties of the people is he who spreads among them bounties, donations and benefits.”
- Ronald Reagan, October 27, 1964

I am a proud Reaganite and got my political career in Washington, D.C. launched as the first White House Liaison for the US Department of Education.

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– Peggy Venable

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