The thirty-second President of the United States. Guided the U.S. through World War II, helped millions of Depression-stricken Americans with his relief programs, and instituted the remarkably effective Tennessee Valley Authority.
FDR kicked ass.
A 1960s black activist group for the defense of the black community. Arose from interracial tensions and violence of the period. Perhaps best known for their armed march into the California capitol with their 10-point "Panther Platform." Used the slogan "All Power To The People." Also ran a free breakfast program for children.
Damn those racist Black Panthers! We must stop their racist agenda of carrying licensed guns and giving kids free grits!
A wealthy, highly privileged class of modern Capitalists. Typically composed of businessmen and others who derive their income from the labor of others. Known to take pride in affluence, spending heavily on luxuries. Usually conservative and/or opposed to government taxation or other policies that are unfavorable to their profit flow.
A state of class warfare exists between the bourgeoisie and the proletariat.
Henry Ford was very bourgeois.
The general working class that occupies the bottom tier of society. Drives economies and produces "real" profit through its labor. Can often be seen in conflict with the bourgeoisie
The income of the proletarian is not related to the value of his product.
Richard M. Nixon's vice president. Resigned in 1973 due to scandal. Coined such phrases as "nattering nabobs of negativism."
Spiro Agnew thinks you're all pusillanimous pussyfooters.
Because of Gray Davis, my school sustained a 33 percent budget cut. Now our arts, music and AP classes are gone. Also, half our teachers were laid off. Now I share a classroom with three other classes and a donkey.
Spiro Agnew called the press "nattering nabobs of negativism" in his speech the other day.