Reagan 180: Peace Through Strength

The proven principle of peace through strength has no clock of eligibility. Nor is it a theory. It is, as stated, a proven principle that knows no decade nor continent as its home. Peace is derived through strength precisely because weakness inspires aggression. Critics tend to muddy the waters by creating the false parallel between strength and aggression. With strength, real and rightly perceived strength, words (read: diplomacy) carry tangible effect and generate desired action (or vital inaction) from foes.


Reagan 180, Episode 001: Peace Through Strength

With the help from the words of former Ambassador John Bolton in the introduction in framing today’s Russia as the backdrop, Ronald Reagan spelled out quite clearly the principle of peace through strength in 1964.

It took all of three minutes to explain the proven principle of peace through strength with clarity. And it applies as much now as it did then. Like human nature or the laws of physics, principles like this do not go ‘out of style’ or become outdated or outmoded.

That doesn’t mean others won’t argue otherwise. When they do, come back. Listen this first edition of Reagan 180. Ground yourself again and regain your confidence if you need a shot in the arm. It’s straight forward. It’s really pretty simple. And it can’t be outsmarted, no matter how many try to razzle-dazzle with figures and theory.

And that’s the whole idea of the Reagan 180 project. Our conservative principles are really very simple. They’re straight forward. They’re “what works,” in sharp contrast to “who’s victimized” and “who must pay.” No one in our lifetime communicated these realities more effectively than Ronald Reagan.

Reagan 180 is an idea (not yet taxed) that I’ve been mulling on and off for several years. On any given issue or debate on governance or liberty today, there’s about 3 short minutes of Ronald Reagan in an archive somewhere explaining the conservative principle on the subject with a cutting clarity that seemingly no one in the current generation of leaders and/or public figures can seem to muster.

There’s just no sense at all in watching all of this quietly gather dust when it’s in such need today. So, 180 seconds at a time, these short Reagan 180 podcasts will highlight Ronald Reagan’s words to apply conservative principles to today’s issues.

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  • http://ymarsakar.wordpress.com Ymarsakar

    The proof that Dems understand this concept, just look at their civilian security force recruitment goals.
     
    They just don’t consider their enemies to be foreigners, usually, but domestic “terrorists”. Meaning anyone who refuses to join the Left.
     
     

  • http://ymarsakar.wordpress.com Ymarsakar

    Oh btw, Book, I got something for your social circle of kids and teenagers.
     
    This is a way to infiltrate, subvert, and activize those kids that liked the Hunger Games, against the Left’s totalitarian indoctrination.
     
    http://ymarsakar.wordpress.com/2014/04/22/master-archery/
     
    It gives them something personal to rely upon, which breaks them from reliance on Social Authority or Parental Authority, two sources of obedience that the Left often makes use of. If any of your kids or your neighbors’ kids like Hunger Games… that’s one way to infiltrate through the defenses.