QUOTES

“If poverty is not the result of nature, then great is our sin.”~Charles Darwin

“When fascism comes to America it will be wrapped in the flag and carrying a cross.”~Upton Sinclair

“Many people consider the things government does for them to be social progress but they regard the things government does for others as socialism.­”~Earl Warren

“Socialism never took root in America because the poor see themselves not as an exploited proletariat but as temporarily embarrassed millionaires…”~ John Steinbeck

“The purpose of government is to enable the people of a nation to live in safety and happiness. Government exists for the interests of the governed, not for the governors.”~Thomas Jefferson

“I hope we shall take warning from the example and crush in it’s [sic] birth the aristocracy of our monied corporations which dare already to challenge our government to a trial of strength and bid defiance to the laws our country.” ~ Thomas Jefferson Nov. 12th, 1816

“The end of democracy and the defeat of the American Revolution will occur when government falls into the hands of lending institutions and moneyed incorporations.”~Thomas Jefferson

“The U.S. has not just misplaced its priorities. When the most powerful country ever to inhabit the earth finds it so easy to plunge into the horror of warfare but almost impossible to find adequate work for its people or to properly educate its young, it has lost its way entirely.”~ Bob Herbert

“A nation that continues year after year to spend more money on military defense than on programs of social uplift is approaching spiritual doom.”~Martin Luther King

… And economic doom. And eventually strategic doom.

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