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FDR, Every Man has a Right to Life Claims the issue of government has always been the question of whether citizens serve government, or a system of government exists to serve its citizens. In an industrialized world, FDR claims that government has been called on to aid in the consummation of the new dream of complete abundance (46). FDR argues that the industrial age, however, was actually managed by business titans who – though sometimes utterly ruthless – were unashamed at taking government assistance (47). FDR holds: “Some of my friends tell me that they do not want the Government in business. With this I agree; but I wonder whether they realize the implications of the past…The same man who tells you that he does not want to see the government interfere in business – and he means it, and has plenty of good reasons for saying so – is the first to go to Washington and ask the government for a prohibitory tariff on his product…Each group has sought protections from
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This note was uploaded on 02/25/2012 for the course 790 376 taught by Professor Murphy during the Spring '09 term at Rutgers.

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