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Its supposed to work that way?

Is that supposed to as in "was designed to", or supposed to as in, "it would be nice"?

I reckon it was a money dominated Republic since its founding. Its "supposed to" screw the worker, it was just that with the expansion of the franchise, old Franklin Delano sorted out a way to rig the system to work against its original design.

What we are doing now that is going against the original design is the Empire. We were designed by merchants and landowners to be a property-dominated Republic, not a property-dominated Empire. They well knew the way that the pursuit of Empire would lead to a government that infringed on the rights of property, and they were agin it.

I've been accused of being a Marxist, yet while Harpo's my favourite, it's Groucho I'm always quoting. Odd, that.

by BruceMcF (agila61 at netscape dot net) on Sat Nov 3rd, 2012 at 09:59:08 AM EST
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