The “trickle-down” theory: The principle that the poor, who must subsist on table scraps dropped by the rich, can best be served by giving the rich bigger meals.
America's state religion, is patriotism, a phenomenon which has convinced many of the citizenry that "treason" is morally worse than murder or rape.
America must raise an empire of permanent duration, supported upon the grand pillars of Tr...- Nathanael Greene
My dream is of a place and a time where America will once again be seen as the last best h...- Abraham Lincoln
Power in America today is control of the means of communication.- Theodore H. White
Latin America owes its being to the European, and should not deny it...but, while acceptin...- José Vasconcelos
America has mitigated poverty by massively increasing pauperism.- Adrian Wooldridge
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Most terrorists are people deeply concerned by what they see as social, political, or religious injustice and hypocrisy, and the immediate grounds for their terrorism is often retaliation for an action of the United States.
What our leaders and pundits never let slip is that the terrorists – whatever else they might be – might also be rational human beings; which is to say that in their own minds they have a rational justification for their actions.
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