May 24, 2005

Not So Negligible Anymore, Just As Stupid

Should any political party attempt to abolish social security, unemployment insurance, and eliminate labor laws and farm programs, you would not hear of that party again in our political history. There is a tiny splinter group, of course, that believes you can do these things. Among them are H. L. Hunt (you possibly know his background), a few other Texas oil millionaires, and an occasional politician or business man from other areas. Their number is negligible and they are stupid. - President Dwight D. Eisenhower, November 1954
Posted by James at May 24, 2005 11:55 AM
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Wow. Great quote. Can we get that some air play?

Posted by: briwei at May 24, 2005 2:16 PM

I believe I saw it recently as a "What's New?" on snopes.com, so people who look at that regularly will see it.

Posted by: Julie at May 24, 2005 2:31 PM

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