Franklin D. Roosevelt Quote

To bring about government by oligarchy, masquerading as democracy, it is fundamentally essential that practically all authority and control be centralized in our Federal government... The individual sovereignty of our states must first be destroyed.


The Public Papers and Addresses of Franklin D. Roosevelt: The genesis of the New Deal, 1928-1932 (ed. 1938)

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To bring about government by oligarchy, masquerading as democracy, it is fundamentally essential that practically all authority and control be...

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To bring about government by oligarchy, masquerading as democracy, it is fundamentally essential that practically all authority and control be...

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To bring about government by oligarchy, masquerading as democracy, it is fundamentally essential that practically all authority and control be...

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To bring about government by oligarchy, masquerading as democracy, it is fundamentally essential that practically all authority and control be...