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September 5th, 2005 - 11:51 pm

Busy with a couple meetings and a couple house projects we need to finish before the weather turns. But I did find this:

In 1960, a Republican senator named Barry Goldwater published a little book called The Conscience of a Conservative. The first printing of 10,000 copies led to a second of the same size, then a third of 50,000, until ultimately it sold more than 3 million copies. Goldwater’s presidential candidacy crashed in 1964, but his ideas did not: For decades, Goldwater’s hostility to Big Government ruled the American Right. Until, approximately, now.

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