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  •  You identified the wrongs: FDR pegged the rights! (0+ / 0-)

    "For there is nothing mysterious about the foundations of a healthy and strong democracy.

    The basic things expected by our people of their political and economic systems are simple. They are:
    Equality of opportunity for youth and for others.
    Jobs for those who can work.
    Security for those who need it.
    The ending of special privilege for the few.
    The preservation of civil liberties for all.
    The enjoyment of the fruits of scientific progress in a wider and constantly rising standard of living.

    These are the simple, basic things that must never be lost sight of in the turmoil and unbelievable complexity of our modern world. The inner and abiding strength of our economic and political systems is dependent upon the degree to which they fulfill these expectations. Jan, 1941 by FDR in address to Congress

    An EGG is not a person, A corporation is not a person!

    by CarmanK on Sun Oct 02, 2011 at 01:20:25 PM PDT

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