Famous Quotes of Political Persuasion

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Mar 17, 2012
 
The liberal economist, MIT Engineer Stuart Chase, the man who coined the term "the New Deal," wrote a book in 1942 called, "The Road We Are Travelling." The book described the objective of replacing our system with system X, "replacing our system of free enterprise and it will all over the world. We could call it communism, we could call it fascism, we could call it state capitalism. We just don’t know what (X) it is.

Chase, in his book "The Road We Are Travelling" spelled out the system of planning the Fabians had in mind:

1. Strong, centralized government.
2. Powerful Executive at the expense of Congress and the Judicial.
3. Government controlled banking, credit and securities exchange.
4. Government control over employment.
5. Unemployment insurance, old age pensions.
6. Universal medical care, food and housing programs.
7. Access to unlimited government borrowing.
8. A government managed monetary system.
9. Government control over all foreign trade.
10. Government control over natural energy sources, transportation and agricultural production.
11. Government regulation of labor.
12. Youth camps devoted to health discipline, community service and ideological teaching consistent with those of the authorities.
13. Heavy progressive taxation and hidden taxes on nations wealth.

The Fabian Socialist Revolution began in earnest in 1933 with the imposition of the Welfare State and has been steadily progressing since.

This would be what O and his gang have implemented in the last three and a half years in place of our Constitutional Republic. Some might see the resemblance in this docudrama called, The Road We've Traveled." The Progressives think the train has left the station and can not turn back. Roll up your sleeves for the fight, and pray for America.

History has a way of repeating itself.

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Apr 29, 2012
 
“There’s a term for President Obama. Probably not two,” Jimmy Kimmel.
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Apr 29, 2012
 
It is our duty now to begin to lay the plans and determine the strategy for the winning of a lasting peace and the establishment of an American standard of living higher than ever before known. We cannot be content, no matter how high that general standard of living may be, if some fraction of our people—whether it be one-third or one-fifth or one-tenth—is ill-fed, ill-clothed, ill-housed, and insecure.

This Republic had its beginning, and grew to its present strength, under the protection of certain inalienable political rights—among them the right of free speech, free press, free worship, trial by jury, freedom from unreasonable searches and seizures. They were our rights to life and liberty.

As our nation has grown in size and stature, however—as our industrial economy expanded—these political rights proved inadequate to assure us equality in the pursuit of happiness.

We have come to a clear realization of the fact that true individual freedom cannot exist without economic security and independence.“Necessitous men are not free men.”[3] People who are hungry and out of a job are the stuff of which dictatorships are made.

In our day these economic truths have become accepted as self-evident. We have accepted, so to speak, a second Bill of Rights under which a new basis of security and prosperity can be established for all—regardless of station, race, or creed.

Among these are:

The right to a useful and remunerative job in the industries or shops or farms or mines of the nation;

The right to earn enough to provide adequate food and clothing and recreation;

The right of every farmer to raise and sell his products at a return which will give him and his family a decent living;

The right of every businessman, large and small, to trade in an atmosphere of freedom from unfair competition and domination by monopolies at home or abroad;

The right of every family to a decent home;

The right to adequate medical care and the opportunity to achieve and enjoy good health;

The right to adequate protection from the economic fears of old age, sickness, accident, and unemployment;

The right to a good education.

All of these rights spell security. And after this war is won we must be prepared to move forward, in the implementation of these rights, to new goals of human happiness and well-being.

America's own rightful place in the world depends in large part upon how fully these and similar rights have been carried into practice for all our citizens.

For unless there is security here at home there cannot be lasting peace in the world."

President Franklin Delano Roosevelt 01-11-1944

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#188
Apr 29, 2012
 
Reference the above post and my recent post on "Just Information". I believe the above post is one of the main factors that started the illness that finally succumbed Common Sense.
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Apr 30, 2012
 
"One of the two major parties, the Republican Party, has become an insurgent outlier — ideologically extreme; contemptuous of the inherited social and economic policy regime; scornful of compromise; unpersuaded by conventional understanding of facts, evidence and science; and dismissive of the legitimacy of its political opposition." Mann and Ornstien, 2012

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#190
Jun 6, 2012
 
''Ignorance And Incompetence''- that's how the Polish Foreign Minister referred to President Obama - it's becoming a popular and accurate description.
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Jun 6, 2012
 
"We have to pass the bill and then we can read it". Nancy Pelosi (Democrat)

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Jun 9, 2012
 
'The current administration seems to think that success is measured by how many people are dependent on the government. I think success is measured by how many are not.'

Scott Walker
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Jun 9, 2012
 
"People demand freedom of speech as a compensation for the freedom of thought which they never use." - Soren Aabye Kierkegaard

"Every man has a right to utter what he thinks truth, and every man has a right to knock him down for it." - Dr. Samuel Johnson English

"If they can get you asking the wrong questions, they don't have to worry about the answers." - Thomas Pynchon

"All truth passes through three stages: First, it is ridiculed; Second, it is violently opposed; and Third, it is accepted as self-evident." - Arthur Schopenhauer

"The philosophies of one age have become the absurdities of the next, and the foolishness of yesterday has become the wisdom of tomorrow." - Sir William Osler

"We, the people, are the rightful masters of both congress and the courts - not to overthrow the constitution, but to overthrow men who pervert the constitution. "- Abe Lincoln

"If ye love wealth greater than liberty, the tranquility of servitude greater than the animating contest for freedom, go home from us in peace. Crouch down and lick the hand that feeds you. May your chains set lightly upon you; and may posterity forget that ye were our countrymen." - Samuel Adams
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#195
Jun 12, 2012
 
The private sector is doing fine.

Barack Obama's lie.
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#196
Jun 12, 2012
 
Gia wrote:
The private sector is doing fine.
Barack Obama's lie.
I can't for thelife of methink the President would "LIE" to the American people. Maybe Pelosi, Barney and Reid but never Obama.
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Jun 12, 2012
 
I can now be proud to be American. MO

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