Theodore RooseveltTheodore Roosevelt, (1858-1919) 26th US President

Theodore Roosevelt Quote

“To divide along the lines of section or caste or creed is un-American.”

Theodore RooseveltTheodore Roosevelt
~ Theodore Roosevelt

Ratings and Comments

Joe, Rochester, MI

... or gender, or sexual orientation, or ...

E Archer, NYC

If it is so un-American, why do we do it so well? ;-)

Ken, Allyn, WA

Government doesn't divide people into groups (although they exploit differences well for political gain), people divide themselves into groups-human nature in action.

Mike, Norwalk

Roosevelt provided many of the greatest divisions of people into groups (caste, creed, rich, poor, etc.) any government had ever attempted.

cal, lewisville, tx

To solve this he and Howard Taft implemented the 16th amendment to the constitution which they called "The Income Redistribution Amendment."

Mike, Pleasant Hill

Machiavelli 101, group identity benefits the progressive statists it's the old divide and conquer game. There's nothing better than willing slaves!

Mike, Pleasant Hill

Cal, ah yes the 16th amendment the law that never was.

jim k, austin tx

Cal, as usual you are right on.

Ronw13, Yachats Or

Ah yes, the progressive movement.

Mike, Norwalk

I could have given this 5 stars for an - on its face accuracy - but, considering the source, it meant something entirely different (as witnessed by his actions).


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