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"I am not a member of any organized political party"I am a Democrat" - Will Rodgers

This has been true and will always be true we are a diverse group. The Democratic Party is the Party of everyone else. The Republican Party is the party of wealth, whiteness and privilege. It's easy for them, tip their hat to the bible thumpers promise them they love Jesus too and they're good. I'll give you a perfect example of what I mean. Over the last eighty years, the Republicans have proposed the following programs to help the American people.

1. The Environmental Protection Agency.

Now, let's look at the Democrats.

1. Social Security

2. Unemployment insurance

3. Medicare

4. G.I. Bill

5. 30-year Mortgages


7. Forty Hour Week

8. The right to join a union

9. Elimination of child labor

10. A woman's right to choose

11. The ERA.

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