Friday, May 30, 2008

They Said It. I Repeat It.

We have a new religion. It’s called free marketry, you know. We’re going to privatize everything. We’re privatizing almost everything that’s privatized, when the Depression came along in the ‘30s, you know, the government played a little role. The government, until Roosevelt, played no role in our cities life except the postmaster. Then it stepped in, benignly, interven-, you had to because free marketry fell on it’s fanny.
Studs Terkel 2003
Television In America: An Autobiography


**A Happy 96th Birthday, albeit two weeks late, to an American Icon.