Ben Franklin and Elizabeth Warren Agree: No One is an Island

 

And Ben Franklin (inventor of the $100 bill) agrees:

“All the property that is necessary to a Man, for the Conservation of the Individual and the Propagation of the Species, is his natural Right, which none can justly deprive him of: But all Property superfluous to such purposes is the Property of the Publick, who, by their Laws, have created it, and who may therefore by other laws dispose of it, whenever the Welfare of the Publick shall demand such Disposition. He that does not like civil Society on these Terms, let him retire and live among Savages. He can have no right to the benefits of Society, who will not pay his Club towards the Support of it.” – Benjamin Franklin, 1783

Here are two people who seem to understand that the primary theme of the U.S. Constitution is not “every man for himself.”

Of course, he liked the French and she has kind of a lesbian haircut, so nobody on the right will ever listen to either of them.

 

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