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The House Serfdom Caucus

What claim does the House Freedom Caucus have to the word “freedom?” Measured against FDR’s four freedoms, the word “serfdom” seems more fitting.
FDR: In the future days, which we seek to make secure, we look forward to a world founded upon four essential human freedoms.
The first is freedom of speech and expression – everywhere in the world.
The second is freedom of every person to worship God in his own way – everywhere in the world.
The third is freedom from want – which, translated into world terms, means economic understandings which will secure to every nation a healthy peacetime life for its inhabitants-everywhere in the world.
The fourth is freedom from fear – which, translated into world terms, means a world-wide reduction of armaments to such a point and in such a thorough fashion that no nation will be in a position to commit an act of physical aggression against any neighbor–anywhere in the world.

Kucinich: Go from Down to Up

!http://theparagraph.com/wp-content/articles/post150/kucinichUp.jpg(Kucinich: Wake Up America!)!:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bVp9cWOcZ7g Congressman Dennis Kucinich (D-OH) gave a rousing speech at the Democratic National Convention Tuesday evening. He voiced a call for America on election day to vote her own best interests. Though solidly on the left, Kucinich…