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What should be on the pedestal:

The capitalists can always buy themselves out of any crises, as long as they make the workers pay. Welcome to America.
The her I am referring to is the statue of liberty.

The words come from Vladimir Ilyich Lenin, with a slight adjustment on my part.

The actual words on the pedestal are:

"Give me your tired, your poor/ Your huddled masses yearning to breathe free/The wretched refuse of your teeming shore/Send these, the homeless, tempest-tossed to me/I lift my lamp beside the golden door!"
Many that arrived were indeed the huddled masses, now they tend to recieve the following welcome:

Go away, we don't want you, unless of course you are wealthy; then come on in.

Once you are in:

You will pay for the faults of the self styled elite.

You will be given no succor until their greed is sated.

You will find the health care, justice and education that you can afford.

You will benefit from trickle down we swear.

Welcome, we indeed welcome you to our shores.

So I have got the sand blaster ready for use

Anyone good at carving words into stone?

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