"The liberty of a democracy is not safe if the people tolerated the growth of private power to a point where it becomes stronger than the democratic state itself. That in its essence is fascism: ownership of government by an individual, by a group, or any controlling private power."

– Franklin Delano Roosevelt

I would caution the Senate to study German history – how the people were taught to fear socialism, distrust the news, hate the government and despise a group of people, thereby putting fascism into power.

Sinclair Lewis warned us of the danger in his 1935 book "It Can't Happen Here" – The hell it can’t.

My new year's prediction:

Reagan killed the Republican Party for me. Another four years of a wealthy (not billionaire) moron will kill the party for all U.S., if not the U.S. itself.

Jim R. Duffer

Park City

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Enough Already

"Another four years of a wealthy (not billionaire) moron will kill the party for all U.S., if not the U.S. itself."

If Bernie is elected this goof is a prophet!

Absolutely Positively

Reagan was a conservative who sought to implement conservative principles. Nixon was OK, Ford was OK, but Reagan was too much? Sounds like Jim is confused again.

OccupyBowlingGreen

The Republican Agenda - When you block Food assistance to American Children, American Women, American Disabled, & American Veterans they DIE. - When you block Healthcare to Millions of Americans, they DIE. - Republicans are responsible for the death of Millions of Americans EVERY YEAR, Far beyond the combined total of 911, terrorism, war, and crime. At some point Americans will realize who is killing them off!

Enough Already

You socialist/communists are all the same. If your government doesn't hand it to you on a silver platter you die, (Not such a bad thing) but not before blaming people who actually earned the money that you want to rob.

“The problem with socialism is that you eventually run out of other people's money.”

~ Margaret Thatcher

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