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Friday Rewind: Schwarzenegger Describes Fear While Living In Soviet-Occupied Austria

For those who believe this country is a terrible place, a place where discrimination is the rule and only the rich prosper, I suggest taking a listen to this first-hand description of totalitarianism. It comes from Arnold Schwarzenegger, who spoke to the 2004 Republican National Convention. It is a speech I revisit now and then to remind me why this country is a beacon of hope.

Donna Martinez / Senior Writer and Editor

Donna came to the John Locke Foundation in January 2003 after freelance writing for Carolina Journal and contributing to projects for the North Carolina Education Alliance. He...