Loss of leaders leaves void to be filled

Freedom New Mexico

This decade brought the loss of four iconic friends of liberty whose ideas helped change the course of history.

We will certainly miss President Ronald Reagan, William F. Buckley Jr. and Milton and Rose Friedman.

Few American presidents have demonstrated the principled discipline of Ronald Reagan. His political career started in California as governor, but from the day he set foot in the Oval Office his global reach was evident.

What made the Reagan presidency so important for those of us who cherish liberty was his unabashed criticism of the failures and of the ever-expanding role of government. He changed the national debate, making free-market solutions to public policy issues a viable course of action, and government solutions pass