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freshwest Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Apr-25-11 11:14 PM
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7. Here is FDR's Second Bill of Rights. We need it to fight the GOP.
Edited on Tue Apr-26-11 12:00 AM by freshwest
Franklin Delano Roosevelt proposed a Second Bill of Rights in a speech on January 11, 1944. This was an Economic Bill of Rights, designed to stop the kind of fascism we are facing now.

Shorter and clearer:

And the union version:

Take your pick.
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  -Roosevelts Four Freedoms pokerfan  Apr-25-11 12:37 AM   #0 
  - Wow, thanks for that!  napoleon_in_rags   Apr-25-11 01:55 AM   #1 
  - yep  pokerfan   Apr-25-11 10:18 AM   #3 
  - K&R!  Rhiannon12866   Apr-25-11 06:11 AM   #2 
  - Great stuff.  Brickbat   Apr-25-11 10:22 AM   #4 
  - That was the tragedy of the McCarthy Era as it threatened at least two of those  Uncle Joe   Apr-25-11 10:34 AM   #6 
  - The only way we can 'compete' with countries that do not have these four fundamental freedoms  ck4829   Apr-25-11 10:27 AM   #5 
  - Here is FDR's Second Bill of Rights. We need it to fight the GOP.  freshwest   Apr-25-11 11:14 PM   #7 
  - thank you  pokerfan   Apr-26-11 10:46 AM   #8 
  - Where have you gone, Franklin Roosevelt?  hifiguy   Apr-26-11 11:06 AM   #9 

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