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|kenneth hughAugust 8, 2017 at 3:29 pm|
News: What have progressives ever done for us?
Peasant: well, they did end slavery.
News: well, of course. But other than ending slavery, what have they ever done for us?
Peasant: They got government to declare that women were persons and granted them the vote.
News: OK. But other than ending slavery and the vote for women, what have progressives ever done for us?
Peasant: They did end child labour.
Peasant #2: And they did end debtor’s prison.
Peasant #3: And they pushed for laws that would penalize employers for unsafe work conditions.
News: Well, that all goes without saying. But other than ending slavery, giving women the vote, ending child labour, got rid of debtor’s prison and were responsible for safe working conditions. But other than this, what have progressives ever done for us?
Peasant: Don’t forget about health care and employment insurance.
Peasant #2: Yah. Do you remember what it was like when your child used to die of a simple infection because you couldn’t afford to go to a doctor?
Peasant: And we can’t forget about.. .
News: meeting ajourned.
I am shocked, SHOCKED! that that reply is not visible on the link provided.
Be patient my paduan learner. I am sure, with time, it will make it past the ultimately fair and non-biased UD moderation process.