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Throwback Thursday: Ronald Reagan on the Cold War and the Fourth of July

As you prepare for this Fourth of July weekend, and as you make your plans to grill all the meat and/or blow up all the fireworks, take a moment to reflect on why we’re celebrating and what makes the holiday so perfect.

Here to help you reflect on the greatness that is a Cold War Fourth of July radio address from America's favorite recent president, Ronald Reagan. The above video is from July 4, 1986.

Enjoy. Long live the republic and all that.

(H/T: CNS News)