Practically Speaking

Kyle and her husband moved to Brookfield in 1986. She became active in local politics and started blogging in 2004. Her focus is primarily on local issues but often includes state and national topics, too. Kyle looks at things from the taxpayers' perspective in a creative, yet down to earth way, addressing them from a practical point of view.

Ronald Reagan's 1964 speech, nothing's changed

Conservatives, Obama 2008, Politics

Ronald Reagan made this speech at a Barry Goldwater campaign event. It is about 27 minutes long, but well worth the time.

Adjusted to today's dollar, the amount of money spent in 1929 for Federal government spending equaled 13 cents per dollar earned. In 2007 that government spending ballooned to 43 cents per dollar earned. Under a President Obama, no doubt we will top that. reagan on socialized medicine.

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