Maybe that was a hundred years ago and there seems to be a balance. With to much SOCIALISM the economy will suppress and all will suffer. We passed over that edge when G.W. Bush took over and with the help of Speaker Dennis Hastert. The U.S. is now like a ship with a leak and the water is coming in faster than it is pumped out and just like Greece, Italy, Spain, etc. our economy is doomed to fail and everyone, except for the politicos, will be poor. The One Percenters will have move to more friendly countries.<quoted text>
To a liberal the goal of the government is to promote the welfare of the whole society; whereas, to a conservative the goal of the government is to enrich the individual at the expense of the society. That is why the conservatives believed that the government should be used as a instrument to line the pockets of the rich and powerful.
"It is to be regretted that the rich and powerful too often bend the acts of government to their own selfish purposes."
Have you figured out why the One Percenters from Greece, Italy and Spain are moving to other countries?