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Topic - Working Families Party
The Working Families Party (WFP) is a minor political party in the United States founded in New York in 1998. There are "sister" parties to the New York WFP in Connecticut, Massachusetts, South Carolina, Delaware, Vermont and Oregon, but there is as yet no national WFP. It seems likely that the state WFPs will form a federation of sorts before 2012, but nothing definitive has been announced. - Source: Wikipedia
ACORN's former leader Bertha Lewis played critical, behind-the-scenes roles in getting Bill de Blasio elected mayor and Kenneth Thompson for Brooklyn district attorney, the New York Post reported.
"In God We Trust" is the national motto, even though Barack Obama told a Jakarta, Indonesia, audience last November that our national motto is "E Pluribus Unum" ( "Out of many, one").
Abraham Lincoln rightly denounced the "mobocratic spirit." James Madison considered it the sa- cred duty of government to protect property rights from the violent whims of the mob: "That is not a just government, nor is property secure under it, where the property which a man has in his personal safety and personal liberty, is violated by arbitrary seizures of one class of citizens for the service of the rest."
Unions lent their muscle to the long-running protest against Wall Street and economic inequality Wednesday, fueling speculation about how long the camp-out in lower Manhattan — and related demonstrations around the country — will continue.
A diverse group of powerful unions joined demonstrations near Wall Street on Wednesday, lending some focus, credibility and potentially hundreds of participants to a group that started out with a few camped-out college students.