I thought about writing this piece, but then just left it in drafts. I figured that most people understand about Socialism. But then I felt that it might be a good resource for people who have grown children who are «feeling the Bern» and are all in for Bernie Sanders and his Socialism.
Sanders is just the kind of person who Benjamin Franklin was thinking of when he answered a woman as he came out of the Constitutional Convention. She asked him what kind of government we had.
He answered her: «A Republic, if you can keep it.»
I believe that most of us have read Franklin’s statement above.
But today I found the speech Benjamin Franklin made at the Constitutional Convention. Being 81 years old at the time of the convention, he had another member read it.
Here is a part of the speech:
«In these sentiments, Sir, I…
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