JFK's Irish Eyes Are Not Smiling On Today's Democratic Party...

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    "And so,my fellow Americans,ask not what your Country can do for you; ask what you can do for your Country."

    Boy,the current Democratic Party can't get any further away from that sentiment these days. For today's Democrats it's..."Ask only and often what your Country can do for you; never ever ask what you can do for your Country." Yea the Democratic Party sure has fallen. The 'Party of JFK' days are long long gone. It's very sad.
     
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    I, too, long for the days of Kennedy's Democratic Party.

    [ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qOtinChQXFk&feature=related]May 20, 1962[/ame]
     
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    :lol:
     
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    Kennedy was for Medicare Reform not National Health Care.

    I think most Liberals today view the phrase "What you can do for your country" as paying as much in taxes as you possibly can, like 100% of your pay so Government can redistribute it equally like good little Communists.

    Kennedy was probably the last real president we had who wasn't a Corporate or Globalist stooge. And as a warning to our future leaders, he paid the ultimate price for it.
     
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    He would be appalled at the awful Entitlement attitude the Democratic Party has created. It's all just "Gimme! Gimme! Gimme!" for them at this point. It is sad.
     
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    See the video in post #2.
     
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    :lol: see video in post #2. He sounds an AWFUL lot like today's Democrats. You can do it, press play. It won't hurt.
     
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    I dont hear any Dem's saying this now a days,

    "In short, it is a paradoxical truth that ... the soundest way to raise the revenues in the long run is to cut the rates now. The experience of a number of European countries and Japan have borne this out. This country's own experience with tax reduction in 1954 has borne this out. And the reason is that only full employment can balance the budget, and tax reduction can pave the way to that employment. The purpose of cutting taxes now is not to incur a budget deficit, but to achieve the more prosperous, expanding economy which can bring a budget surplus."

    – John F. Kennedy, Nov. 20, 1962, news conference

    or this;

    "A bill will be presented to the Congress for action next year. It will include an across-the-board, top-to-bottom cut in both corporate and personal income taxes. It will include long-needed tax reform that logic and equity demand ... The billions of dollars this bill will place in the hands of the consumer and our businessmen will have both immediate and permanent benefits to our economy. Every dollar released from taxation that is spent or invested will help create a new job and a new salary. And these new jobs and new salaries can create other jobs and other salaries and more customers and more growth for an expanding American economy."

    – John F. Kennedy, Aug. 13, 1962, radio and television report on the state of the national economy

    He would be appalled at the way Dems are today.
     
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    The crux is, Peach, that people of History shouldn't be cherry-picked because when they were alive, they too were dynamic and had a wide range of views just like most people who aren't hacks.
     
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    Post #2 kills this thread
     

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