Joe Conason

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Joe Conason

Of all the potential perils to the new American republic, the prospect of concentrated power . . . troubled the intellectual leaders of the Revolutionary generation. Familiar as the founders were with old Europe . . . they understood why the accumulation of inherited wealth led to inequities and imbalances that inevitably corrupted any system of government.More Joe Conason [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The problem isn't that conservatives are wrong about the efficiency of markets or the creativity of enterprise. It's that they have made false idols of both, usually without acknowledging that markets work best when well regulated, that private enterprise cannot meet every human need, that government has always played a critical role in our economy, and that the profit motive can be socially and environmentally destructive as well as dynamic.More Joe Conason [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The available divorce data show that marital breakdown is now considerably more common in the Bible Belt than in the secular Northeast. . . . The percentages of broken families and unwed mothers remained higher in places like Arkansas and Oklahoma than in New York and Massachusetts.More Joe Conason [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Conservatives truly love America and support the armed forces, while liberals are unpatriotic draft dodgers.More Joe Conason [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I have never understood why the politicians who are most eager to send soldiers into harm's way are always depicted as their most ardent friends.More Joe Conason [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The contrast, between the two parties is now so strong that I think senator [Bernie ]Sanders has summed it up himself several times. He has said on her worst day, whatever that means, Hillary Clinton is infinitely better than any Republican.More Joe Conason [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I believe, if Hillary Clinton is the nominee, Bernie Sanders will be her most powerful and strongest supporter. No question. And he is going to take credit for positions that she`s taken and she`ll have to live with that.More Joe Conason [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The irony is that what was supposed to be a great vulnerability of Hillary Clinton , which the Iraq war vote which she has acknowledged was a terrible mistake, has lent an aura of strength in a funny way.More Joe Conason [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
If you look at polls, Hillary Clinton is considered the toughest in a field of men. That`s no small victory for her going towards a general election.More Joe Conason [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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