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Si Se Puede

Rubio shows how it’s done.

8:21 AM, Jun 15, 2011 • By WILLIAM KRISTOL
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Our story, the story of the American people, is not the story of a people who always got it right. It is the story of a people who, in the end, got it right.

Let us never forget who we Americans are.

Every single one of us is the descendant of a go-getter. Of dreamers and believers. Of men and women who took risk and made sacrifices because they wanted to leave their children better off than themselves....

We are still the great American people. And the only thing standing in the way of solving our problems is our willingness to do so.  

Whether we do so or not is of great consequence. And not just to us, but also to the whole world. I know, that some say that because times are tough here at home, we can no
longer worry about these things going on abroad. That when it comes to world events, America needs to mind its own business.

But whether we like it or not, there is virtually no aspect of our daily lives here in America that is not directly influenced by the world that lives around us. We can choose to ignore global problems, but those problems will not ignore us....

Almost half a century later America is still the only watchman on that wall of world freedom. And there is still no one else to take our place....

What will the world look like if America declines?

Well, today all over the world, people are being forced to accept a familiar lie, that the price for their security is their liberty. 

If America declines, who will serve as living proof that liberty, security and prosperity are all possible together?

If I could sum up in a phrase Rubio’s message and example: Si se puede!

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