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Mayor Bill de Blasio: New Yorkers Want Socialism, Property Rights ‘Unfortunate’

“I think there’s a socialistic impulse, which I hear every day, in every kind of community, that they would like things to be planned in accordance to their needs. And I would, too. Unfortunately, what stands in the way of that is hundreds of years of history that have elevated property rights and wealth to the point that that’s the… Read more →

Mayor Bill de Blasio: New Yorkers Hate Capitalism!

“I think people all over this city, of every background, would like to have the city government be able to determine which building goes where, how high it will be, who gets to live in it, what the rent will be.” -Bill de Blasio, Mayor of New York City Quote Source: http://www.nationalreview.com/corner/451122/bill-de-blasio-new-york-mayor-praises-socialism-private-property-magazine-interview Base Photo: NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio. Base photo by… Read more →

Dem. Kamala Harris: America ‘Must’ Listen to Kids — Because They Know Everything, Right?

“Children are our nation’s future. We must listen to them about what they care about and give them a voice in our government.” -Sen. Kamala Harris (D-CA). Children are our nation’s future. We must listen to them about what they care about and give them a voice in our government. pic.twitter.com/buBBTj1MNc — Kamala Harris (@KamalaHarris) August 24, 2017 Quote Source: https://twitter.com/KamalaHarris/status/900797622503473156… Read more →

Woodrow Wilson Sure Seems to Love the Ku Klux Klan

“The white men were roused by a mere instinct of self-preservation—until at last there had sprung into existence a great Ku Klux Klan, a veritable empire of the South, to protect the Southern country.” -Woodrow Wilson, progressive president of the United States and president of Princeton University Quote Source: https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2016/mar/02/american-politician-xenophobic-comments-quiz Base Photo: Woodrow Wilson 1. Photo from American Monthly Review of Reviews,… Read more →

President Teddy Roosevelt: ‘Society Has No Business to Permit Degenerates to Reproduce’

“I agree with you if you mean, as I suppose you do, that society has no business to permit degenerates to reproduce their kind. It is really extraordinary that our people refuse to apply to human beings such elementary knowledge as every successful farmer is obliged to apply to his own stock breeding.” -Progressive President Teddy Roosevelt Base Photo: Teddy Roosevelt’s… Read more →

Melissa Harris-Perry Goes a Little Nuts When Paul Ryan Called a ‘Hard Worker’

“I want us to be super careful when we use the language ‘hard worker,’ because I actually keep an image of folks working in cotton fields on my office wall, because it is a reminder about what hard work looks like. So, I feel you that he’s a hard worker, I do, but in the context of relative privilege.” -MSNBC’s… Read more →

President Lyndon Johnson Shows His True (and Racist) Colors

“Son, when I appoint a n****r to the [Supreme Court], I want everyone to know he’s a n****r.” -President Lyndon Johnson, discussing his decision to appoint Thurgood Marshall to the U.S. Supreme Court. From Lone Star Rising: Lyndon Johnson and His Times, 1908-1960, by Robert Dallek. Quote Source: http://www.complex.com/pop-culture/2015/02/racist-american-presidents/lyndon-johnson Base Photo: President Lyndon Johnson on a National Park Service trading card. Photo… Read more →

Hillary Clinton Benghazi Quote

Hillary Clinton: ‘Too Busy’ to See Film Honoring Benghazi Heroes

“I’m just too busy campaigning,” said Clinton when asked if she planned on seeing 13 Hours, a movie about the attack on the U.S. Embassy in Benghazi, Libya. Quote Source: http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2016/jan/18/hillary-clinton-too-busy-campaigning-to-see-bengha/ Base Photo: Hillary Clinton 15. Photo by U.S. Embassy in Tel Aviv.  Read more →

Franklin Roosevelt: Mussolini an ‘Admirable Italian Gentleman’

“I don’t mind telling you in confidence that I am keeping in fairly close touch with that admirable Italian gentleman.” -Franklin Roosevelt discussing the “gentleman” dictator Benito Mussolini in 1933 Quote Source: Hunting Down Social Darwinism by Stuart Hayashi Base Photo: Franklin Roosevelt in car. Photo belongs to FDR Presidential Library and Museum.  Read more →