Daily Archives: November 2, 2011
Peace and displays of freedom and reason in Occupy Oakland today!
I hope ever to see America among the foremost nations of justice and liberality.”
~ George Washington
“You know that being an American is more than a matter of where your parents came from. It is a belief that all men are created free and equal and that everyone deserves an even break.”
~ President (1945-1953) Harry S. Truman
“The liberty of a democracy is not safe if the people tolerate the growth of private power to a point where it becomes stronger than their democratic state itself.
That, in its essence, is fascism – ownership of government by an individual, by a group.”
~ President (1933-1945) Franklin D. Roosevelt
Some would argue that employment opportunities currently are at deplorable levels. Many have first-hand experience of unemployment.
“The laboring classes constitute the main part of our population. They should be protected in their efforts peaceably to assert their rights when endangered by aggregated capital, and all statutes on this subject should recognize the care of the State for honest toil, and be framed with a view of improving the condition of the workingman.”
~President (elected in 1884 and 1892) Grover Cleveland
“Not only our future economic soundness but the very soundness of our democratic institutions depends on the determination of our government to give employment to idle men.”
~Franklin D. Roosevelt
The sociopolitical events of “Occupy Wall Street” throughout the United States give our federal, state, and local governments a ripe opportunity to improve our country. For both the 99% and the 1%.
– Freedom – Equality – Justice –
– Accountability of Politicians and Financiers – Righteousness –