"If you want to live like a Republican, vote Democrat."
Harry S. Truman (via drinkthe-koolaid)
Filed under quotes that will make a conservative’s head explode.
Reagan was also the president of a labor union (the Screen Actors Guild) before he became governor of California. He said the following in October of 1981:
“Ever since martial law was brutally imposed last December, Polish authorities have been assuring the world that they’re interested in a genuine reconciliation with the Polish people. But the Polish regime’s action yesterday reveals the hollowness of its promises. By outlawing Solidarity, a free trade organization to which an overwhelming majority of Polish workers and farmers belong, they have made it clear that they never had any intention of restoring one of the most elemental human rights—the right to belong to a free trade union.”
Suffice to say, he wouldn’t make it very far in today’s GOP.
Anti-Federalist Paper #52
That’s Founding Father for “You can’t always get everything you want, so shut the fuck up.” They were so eloquent back then.