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Re: The Official Bash/Question/Make fun of Democrats/Government/Obama Thread
A Page From History
Norman Mattoon Thomas (November 20, 1884 to December 19, 1968) was a leading
American socialist, pacifist, and six-time presidential candidate for the
Socialist Party of America.
The Socialist Party candidate for President of the U.S., Norman Thomas, said
this in a 1944 speech:
"The American people will never knowingly adopt socialism. But, under the
name of "liberalism," they will adopt every fragment of the socialist
program, until one day America will be a socialist nation, without knowing
how it happened.! "
He went on to say: "I no longer need to run as a Presidential Candidate for
the Socialist Party. The Democrat Party has adopted our platform."
"The problem with socialism is that you eventually run out of other people's
"Roughing the Brady - 15 yard penalty: Automatic first down."