It's worth noting that on the day before Ronald Reagan accepted the Republican nomination for president in Detroit in 1980, then-Gov. Treen, speaking on his 52nd birthday, made a pretty darn good address to the GOP national convention. His subject: Energy policy. His message: TANSTAFL: There Ain't No Such Thing As a Free Lunch. I have a copy of the speech at home; I will try to remember to post some quotes from it tomorrow. Why? Because if policy-makers had kept Treen's prescriptions in mind consistently since 1980, and done what he said, we would not be in the mess we're in today.
Share this Article
Like this Article
Print this ArticlePrint Article