Restoring the American Dream
Our founders gave us the most incredible political system ever invented, one grounded by the rule of law, majority rule and protection of minority opinions and dissent. They could not agree to renounce the slave trade, they did not extend political participation to women and non-property owners, and they dispossessed America's First Nations from their land and resource base. But they gave us a system that would enable us to be better people, collectively, than they were. Indeed, they expected it. They invented the American Dream, and I'm running for Congress to restore it.
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