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Fatty and Skinny

Today on Uncommon Knowledge, Mark Steyn and Rob Long once again listen in happy wonderment to Ronald Reagan delivering his 1964 speech, “A Time for Choosing.”

Ronald Reagan: We have so many people who can’t see a fat man standing beside a thin one without coming to the conclusion the fat man got that way by taking advantage of the thin one.  So…[the liberals are] going to solve all the problems of human misery through government and government planning.

Mark Steyn: Why does that still sound relevant today?  Because these are eternal battles.  You never win. 

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Peter Robinson — Peter M. Robinson is a research fellow at the Hoover Institution.

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