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JFK: Words don’t fit with progressive agenda

Letter by Birney J. Jennings, Kent on Nov. 22, 2013 at 11:21 am with No Comments »
November 22, 2013 11:21 am

“Ask not what your country can do for you, ask what you can do for your country” – perhaps the best-remembered words that John F. Kennedy ever spoke.

How do these words relate to the current progressive idea that, no matter how irresponsible someone is, it is the responsibility of the country (government) to take care of that person? That’s a prime example of asking what your country can do for you.

The phrase “spinning in his grave” comes to mind.

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