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The metaphor of the melting pot is unfortunate and misleading.

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The most consistent and ultimately damaging failure of political journalism in America (is that it) has its roots in the clubby/cocktail personal relationships that inevitably develop between politicians and journalists.

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The most important American addition to the World Experience was the simple surprising fact of America. We have helped prepare mankind for all its later surprises

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The New Yorker has devoted itself for 59 years not only to facts and literal accuracy but to truth. And truth begins, journalistically, with the facts.

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The next time someone tells you America has a two-party system, demand a recount.

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The North American system only wants to consider the positive aspects of reality. Men and women are subjected from childhood to an inexorable process of adaptation; certain principles, contained in brief formulas are endlessly repeated by the Press, the radio, the churches, and the schools, and by those kindly, sinister beings, the North American mothers and wives. person imprisoned by these schemes is like a plant in a flowerpot too small for it: he cannot grow or mature.

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The North! the South! the West! the East! No one the most and none the least, But each with its own heart and mind, Each of its own distinctive kind, Yet each a part and none the whole, But all together form one soul; That soul Our Country at its best, No North, no South, no East, no West, No yours, no mine, but always Ours, Merged in one Power our lesser powers, For no one’s favor, great or small, But all for Each and each for All.

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The older generation are leading this country to galloping ruin!

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The only easy day was yesterday!!

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The only security for the American people today, or for any people, is to be found through the control of force rather than the use of force.

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The organization of American society is an interlocking system of semi-monopolies notoriously venal, an electorate notoriously unenlightened, misled by a mass media notoriously phony.

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The peace and welfare of this and coming generations of Americans will be secure only as we cling to the watchword of true patriotism: Our country—when right to be kept right; when wrong to be put right.

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The president has adopted a policy of ‘anticipatory self-defense’ that is alarmingly similar to the policy that imperial Japan employed at Pearl Harbor, on a date which, as an earlier American president said it would, lives in infamy. Franklin D. Roosevelt was right, but today it is we Americans who live in infamy.

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The primary difference between Democrats and Republicans is that they tell different lies to get elected.

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The principal objective of American government at every level should be to see that children are born into intact families and that they remain so.- Daniel Patrick Moynihan

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The principal power in Washington is no longer the government of the people it represents. It is the Money Power. Under the deceptive cloak of campaign contributions, access and influence, votes and amendments are bought and sold. Money established priorities of action, holds down federal revenues, revises federal legislation, shifts income from the middle class to the very rich. Money restrains the enforcement of laws written to protect the country from abuses of wealth—laws that mandate environmental protection, antitrust laws, laws to protect the consumer against fraud, laws that safeguard the securities markets, and many more.

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The problem is that Americans would like to be independent of the rest of the world … Except the world ain’t that way. Trying to be independent of the rest of the world is to commit suicide.

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The pseudonymous perpetrator of America’s only unsolved airline hijacking [is] a folk hero as shadowy as Deep Throat and as morally troublesome as Jesse James.

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The quality of American life is an insult to the possibilities of human growth… the pollution of American space, with gadgetry and cars and TV and box architecture, brutalizes the senses, making gray neurotics of most of us, and perverse spiritual athletes and strident self-transcenders of the best of us.

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The real 1960s began on the afternoon of November 22, 1963. It came to seem that Kennedy’s murder opened some malign trap door in American culture, and the wild bats flapped out.

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