Who, indeed?

"Who could impose such socialistic confiscatory rates?" -- Senator William E. Borah, Idaho, shilling for the income tax and deriding the possibility that income tax rates could someday reach as much as 20%. Here's the rest of the quote: "and how could Congress, the Representatives of the American People, be so lacking in fairness, justice and patriotism?"

How, indeed. Borah, a "progressive" Republican, was all too comfortable with socialism and knew well what the outcome would be. Later in his Senate career, as Chairman of the Foreign Relations Committee, he gained notoriety for his pro-Soviet stance and his many informal dealings with the communist government that America didn't yet recognize.

More evidence that for a very long time the left wing and the right wing belong to the same bird - a carnivorous totalitarian bird that craps all over the people!

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