Friday, May 16, 2008

1945 vs. 2008

1945: after 4 years of all-out war, America is victorious over the Third Reich, Imperial Japan and Italy. Hitler is dead and our troops are streaming home to a GI Bill.

2008: after 7 years of tax cuts for the rich and no-bid contracts, America is bogged down in Iraq and Afghanistan. Bin Ladin is laughing his ass off while Bush vows to veto a GI Bill.

The difference?

FDR wasn't in it for the money.

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