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Mon Jun 29, 2015, 08:02 PM

 

I Was Told Recently... That I Should Post This In GD.... Not Really GD:P Material...

MLK On Democratic Socialism:

“There must be a better distribution of wealth and maybe America must move toward a democratic socialism.” -- Martin Luther King, Jr




You can't talk about solving the economic problem of the Negro without talking about billions of dollars. You can't talk about ending the slums without first saying profit must be taken out of slums. You're really tampering and getting on dangerous ground because you are messing with folk then. You are messing with captains of industry.... Now this means that we are treading in difficult water, because it really means that we are saying that something is wrong... with capitalism.... There must be a better distribution of wealth and maybe America must move toward a democratic socialism". ~ Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Frogmore, S.C. November 14, 1966. Speech in front of his staff.

Link: http://keywiki.org/Martin_Luther_King,_Jr.



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Reply I Was Told Recently... That I Should Post This In GD.... Not Really GD:P Material... (Original post)
WillyT Jun 2015 OP
daleanime Jun 2015 #1
Octafish Jun 2015 #2
pa28 Jun 2015 #3
Kalidurga Jun 2015 #4
WillyT Jun 2015 #5
Kalidurga Jun 2015 #6
WillyT Jun 2015 #7
WillyT Jun 2015 #8
WillyT Jun 2015 #9
hifiguy Jun 2015 #13
WillyT Jun 2015 #14
bunnies Jun 2015 #10
WillyT Jun 2015 #11
hifiguy Jun 2015 #12
WillyT Jun 2015 #16
PowerToThePeople Jun 2015 #15

Response to WillyT (Original post)

Mon Jun 29, 2015, 08:04 PM

1. K&R.....

Glad for the repost, that allows me to rec it.

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Response to WillyT (Original post)

Mon Jun 29, 2015, 08:10 PM

2. Scarey thought for many...

...sharing the wealth. Today there's more than seven times the wealth (per David Stockman) to share as in 1966 and it's filling relatively fewer pockets.


7/8 of ALL WEALTH in Human History created since 1981.

Pruneface's budget guru David Stockman must've added up all the GDP and estimated the stuff from the middle ages. Whatever. His real point is that most of THAT has ended up in the pockets of the greedhead plutocrats' pockets.



In 1985, the top five percent of the households – the wealthiest five percent – had net worth of $8 trillion – which is a lot. Today, after serial bubble after serial bubble, the top five per cent have net worth of $40 trillion. The top five per cent have gained more wealth than the whole human race had created prior to 1980.” -- David Stockman, Ronald Reagan's budget director

http://www.cbsnews.com/video/watch/?id=7009217n&tag=related;photovideo

"In 1985, the top five percent of the households, wealthiest five percent, had net worth of $8 trillion, which is a lot. Today, after serial bubble after serial bubble, the top five percent have net worth of $40 trillion," he explained. "The top five percent have gained more wealth than the whole human race had created prior to 1980." -- David Stockman

SOURCE: http://www.cbsnews.com/stories/2010/10/28/60minutes/main6999906_page4.shtml

And to think there are kids in America who would go to bed hungry every night if they had one.



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Response to WillyT (Original post)

Mon Jun 29, 2015, 08:15 PM

3. Have to agree. The words of MLK should not be confined to GD:P

He understood that a racial underclass and an economic underclass share the same social real estate in our society.



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Response to WillyT (Original post)

Mon Jun 29, 2015, 09:32 PM

4. It should be posted everywhere

On every message board that exists anyway.

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Response to Kalidurga (Reply #4)

Mon Jun 29, 2015, 09:36 PM

5. Thank You... Was Lucky To Trip Over It Doing Research...

 





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Response to WillyT (Reply #5)

Mon Jun 29, 2015, 10:04 PM

6. That is how I find a whole lot of things.

Facebooked and Tweeted btw. Now all 5 of my facebook friends and all 12 of my followers on Twitter will see it.

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Response to WillyT (Original post)

Mon Jun 29, 2015, 11:52 PM

7. Late Evening Kick...

 


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Response to WillyT (Original post)

Tue Jun 30, 2015, 01:00 AM

8. Kick !!!

 


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Response to WillyT (Original post)

Tue Jun 30, 2015, 01:20 AM

9. The Silence Of The Crickets...

 


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Response to WillyT (Reply #9)

Tue Jun 30, 2015, 08:19 PM

13. And this is a surprise why?

 

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Response to hifiguy (Reply #13)

Tue Jun 30, 2015, 08:27 PM

14. Not A Surprise... Yet Sends A Rod Into The Spokes For Certain Folks...

 




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Response to WillyT (Original post)

Tue Jun 30, 2015, 11:58 AM

10. Happy to rec this everywhere you post it.

 

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Response to bunnies (Reply #10)

Tue Jun 30, 2015, 08:16 PM

11. Why Thank You !!!

 


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Response to WillyT (Original post)

Tue Jun 30, 2015, 08:17 PM

12. Thanks for this, Willy.

 

Proof, as if any more were needed, where Dr. King was headed in the last years of his life.

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Response to hifiguy (Reply #12)

Tue Jun 30, 2015, 08:39 PM

16. Anytime, hifiguy... Anytime...

 




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Response to WillyT (Original post)

Tue Jun 30, 2015, 08:34 PM

15. The American fascists went on an assassination spree during the 60s.

 

We see the results of the loss of those voices and activists to this day. It is war, they are the terrorists.

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