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Channelling George Washington: The Worthless Continental

“Pretty soon if a man bought a sick horse or a leaky boat, he’d say it ‘wasn’t worth a continental.’ It was a way of describing something as worthless.”

by Thomas Fleming

“Welcome to the Continental Congress.”

“I’m not sure what you mean by that, Mr. President.”

“I mean we’re on our way to a visit to the people who almost lost the American Revolution — if we continue to try to maintain the illusion that our money has any value when the interest rate for borrowing it is zero and we try to solve our mounting debt problems by printing it by the billions.” Continue reading


Ronald Reagan’s Election Night Speech

“I am not frightened by what lies ahead and I don’t believe the American people are frightened by what lies ahead. Together, we’re going to do what has to be done.”

by Scott L. Vanatter

On election night November 4, 1980 Ronald Reagan revealed that he had expected “a cliffhanger.” Perhaps the fact that he had previously worked as an actor colored the language he used that night.

CLIFFHANGER

He said he was humbled not just because of the large margin of victory, but also the mere fact of being elected. “Even if it had been the cliffhanger that all of us, I think, were expecting, it would have been the same way.”

Reagan said he would keep “the trust you have placed in me sacred and I give you my sacred oath that I will do my utmost to justify your faith.” Continue reading


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