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It’s the July 7, 1972, issue of National Review, hot off the presses in the hot, hot summer, the prelude to that November’s presidential slugfest. Pre-NRista George Will (still on the staff of Colorado’s Sen. Gordon Allott) pens a mega essay on candidate McGovern’s boob-bait welfare plan to make government bigger and stronger and us — all of us — poorer. Wills’s words ring true some 38 years later, as the Nanny State acquires health care.

And then H-Bomb daddy Dr. Edward Teller explains why the Senate should ratify the SALT accords. Again, everything old is new again with Obama.

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