May 27, 1911. Died January 13, 1978.
United States Senator. 38th Vice President of
the United States. Presidential candidate in
people generally are aware of a problem, it can be
said to have entered the public consciousness. When
people get on their hind legs and holler, the problem
has not only entered the public consciousness; it has
also become a part of the public conscience. At that
point, things in our democracy begin to hum.
politician never forgets the precarious nature of
elective life. We have never established a practice of
tenure in public office.
impersonal hand of government can never replace the
helping hand of a neighbor.
President is the peopleís lobbyist.
is the pent-up anger of people living on the outside
of affluence. Slumism is decay of structure and
deterioration of the human spirit. Slumism is a virus
which spreads through the body politic. As other
"isms," it breeds disorder and demagoguery
we know that World War II began not in 1939 or 1941
but in the 1920ís and 1930ís when those who should
have known better persuaded themselves that they were
not their brotherís keeper.
The right to be heard does not
automatically include the right to be taken seriously.