Although the women of the United States are confined within the narrow circle of domestic life, and their situation is, in some respects, one of extreme dependence, I have nowhere seen woman occupying a loftier position; and if I were asked... in which I have spoken of so many important things done by Americans, to what the singular prosperity and growing strength of that people ought mainly to be attributed, I should reply, To the superiority of their women.

--Alexis de Tocqueville, Democracy in America

Monday, July 9, 2012


For those interested, you can see the 1952 Republican Platform at The American Presidency Project. They saved the best for last:


The present Administration's sordid record of corruption has shocked and sickened the American people. Its leaders have forfeited any right to public faith by the way they transact the Federal Government's business.
Fraud, bribery, graft, favoritism and influence-peddling have come to light. Immorality and unethical behavior have been found to exist among some who were entrusted with high policy-making positions, and there have been disclosures of close alliances between the present Government and underworld characters.
Republicans exposed eases of questionable and criminal conduct and relentlessly pressed for full investigations into the cancer-like spread of corruption in the Administration. These investigations uncovered a double standard in Federal tax law enforcement—lenient treatment to political favorites including even some gangsters and crooks, but harassment and threats of prosecution for many honest taxpayers over minor discrepancies.
Besides tax fixes and scandals in the Internal Revenue Bureau, investigations have disclosed links between high officials and crime, favoritism and influence in the RFC, profiteering in grain, sale of postmasterships, tanker-ship deals in the Maritime Commission, ballot-box stuffing and thievery, and bribes and pay-offs in contract awards by officials in agencies exercising extraordinary powers and disbursing billions of dollars.
Under public pressure, the Administration took reluctant steps to clean house. But it was so eager to cover up and block more revelations that its clean-up drive launched with much fanfare ended in a farce.
The Republican Party pledges to put an end to corruption, to oust the crooks and grafters, to administer tax laws fairly and impartially, and to restore honest government to the people.

Read more at the American Presidency Project:www.presidency.ucsb.edu

We need to bring back the word "graft". That is all.


  1. Deja vu, the cycle of corruption continues because of man's sinful nature. The corruption is in both parties and at all levels.

    1. At least back then the Republicans talked about it in a disdainful way with some harsh words. All they do now is bow down to it.

  2. Everything changes but nothing is changed.

    1. The Elites playbook remains the same. Seems like the people should get a clue.

  3. We need a political party not corrupt enough themselves to create ads pointing out democrat failure after failure.

    GM building 7 out of 10 cars in China. several seconds in this clip around the 1:05 mark where the CEO of GM is stating that "7 out of 10 of our vehicles were made outside of the United States"

    Every hellhole city in America, almost Always having been under democrat administrations forever.

    On and on.

    1. I'm wondering about the cities in America where the bottom has fallen out and a connection to the occult. I know that Constance Cumby went to that Lucifer/New Age meeting in Detroit and a bunch from city and local government were there ('70s). Pretty creepy, but then you'd have to be a creep to pull what these people do. I wouldn't call it failure, they're succeeding at gutting America, which Rowan Gaither said was their goal in 1953.


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