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  •  DNA of humanity, not just America... (0+ / 0-)

    "War, guns and the taxation of the poor by the 1%" indeed have been all too prevalent in American history, and still are. Despite that, American society is more egalitarian than anything that came before, ever.

    Some European countries, especially the Nordic ones, are now more egalitarian, but that's a more recent development.

    "The true strength of our nation comes not from the might of our arms or the scale of our wealth, but from the enduring power of our ideals." - Barack Obama

    by HeyMikey on Thu Jul 26, 2012 at 08:44:21 AM PDT

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