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Comparing The President’s Speeches Side By Side has a thrilling short video out that puts the speeches of Presidents John F. Kennedy, Ronald Reagan and Barack Obama side by side. Although only a minute long, the piece succinctly evokes the general character of each man’s approach to governance.

Kennedy, the sentimental optimist draws strength from a citizenry united behind a man’s dreams to go to the moon. That dream would be completed. (Although, this author agrees with Ron Paul that we don’t really need to go to the moon, but we should send some politicians up there.)

For Reagan, there was the dream of a “Shining City on a Hill,” that would act as a beacon for the free people of the world to seek to achieve to. The video shows Reagan as he calls out to the communist prison masters of East Germany to “tear down this wall!” Truly inspiring!

And for Obama, the technocrat? Well, let’s just say that this his legacy will be remembered as the man whose dreams of national healthcare involved him providing tech support to a very confused American public.

Still, much history to be written yet. Enjoy and leave your thoughts below.

About The Author

Austin Petersen

Austin Petersen is the founder of The Libertarian Republic, as well as the CEO of Stonegait LLC. Formerly an Associate Producer for Judge Andrew Napolitano's show "Freedom Watch", on the Fox Business Network. Austin was referred to by the Judge as "The right side of my brain". He built Judge Napolitano's social networks with over 700,000 fans and millions of clicks a month. Austin graduated from Missouri State University. He has written and produced award winning plays and videos, and previously worked for the Libertarian National Committee and the Atlas Economic Research Foundation.