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[T]he greatest nation in the world should have nothing to fear from children fleeing violence. More importantly, children fleeing violence ought to have nothing to fear from the greatest country in the world.--Mayor Pete Buttigieg, announcing his run for President, 4/14/19
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Authoritarians arrive in our midst not in tanks but in bad suits and worse haircuts.--Dr. David Rothkopf, PhD
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Socialism isn’t fundamentally about public ownership of private resources. It is about collective action in pursuit of common goals, where private action has destroyed or damaged the common good.--Robert Freeman, author
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Undocumented immigrants commit crimes at a considerably lower rate than the election campaign staff of Donald J. Trump.--Internet meme
"[Trump supporters] cannot say, ’Oh, I’m just supporting him because he’s giving them hell in Washington, D.C. No, he’s been openly racist, just like we said back in December of 2015, openly racist. If you support him, then you’re supporting that, and you are that. It’s that simple."--MSNBC host and former Republican Congressman Joe Scarborough
"Donald Trump is the most powerless President we have ever seen and nothing can change that because it is who he is. He is a weak President because he is a weak person."--Lawrence O'Donnell on The Last Word, March 24, 2017
“You may have heard Governor Bush say last week that Americans just need to work longer hours. He must not have met very many American workers.
Let him tell that to the nurse who stands on her feet all day, or the teacher who is in that classroom, or the trucker who drives all night.
Let him tell that to the fast food workers marching in the streets for better pay. They don’t need a lecture -- they need a raise!"--Hillary Clinton, July 13, 2015
"Right-wing white men love to tell minorities they should be be less violent, as they bomb countries that didn't attack us and wantonly kill thousands and thousands of people."--comment by anon004 in response to racist tirade from Joe Scarborough about the Michael Brown case on MSNBC
Most income of the rich and super rich is the result of speculation, usury, and theft of the product of labor. Every mathematical study of the American economy verifies these simple facts. The rich and super rich are superfluous to society, they're irrelevant, they do nothing that can't be done without them.--Danny S, Yahoo comment to the story "The Poor Should Stop Whining, Says Luxury CEO"
He wants someone to get to the bottom of it so they won't get to the top.—Roy Zimmerman, political satirist and singer, on theGovernor Chris Christie "Bridgegate" scandal in New Jersey
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