Thursday, November 6, 2008

A Host Of Unemployed Citizens Face The Grim Problem Of Existence

This is also the speech that coined the phrase "the only thing we have to fear. . .is fear itself."

We have faced these problems before. We must prepare for the worst, but hope for the best, and work toward that end. I doubt very much Obama will be frank with us but will continue the illusion that he is serving the people. We must remain vigilant and work to recover our country. Our Constitution can be our guide. Our forefathers game plan worked. Read their words of wisdom. When a nation changes its way of thinking, it will change its actions and lead us away from where we are.

Be the change you want to see.

What to do? Take your pick from this list.

We the People of the United States, in Order to FORM a more perfect Union, ESTABLISH Justice, INSURE domestic Tranquility, PROVIDE for the common defense, PROMOTE the general Welfare, and SECURE the Blessings of Liberty to ourselves and our Posterity, do ORDAIN and ESTABLISH this Constitution for the United States of
clipped from
Speech of Franklin Delano Roosevelt
Given in
Washington, D.C.
March 4th,
In every dark hour
of our national life a leadership of frankness
and vigor has met with that
understanding and support of the people
themselves which is essential to
have shrunken to fantastic levels: taxes have risen, our ability
pay has fallen, government of all kinds is faced by serious
of income, the means of exchange are frozen in the
currents of trade, the
withered leaves of industrial enterprise lie
on every side, farmers find no
markets for their produce, the savings
of many years in thousands of
families are gone

More important, a host of unemployed citizens
face the grim
problem of existence, and an equally great number toil with
return. Only a foolish optimist can deny the dark realities of

our distress comes from no failure of substance. We
stricken by no plague of locusts.
forefathers conquered because they believed and were not afraid
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