Great-Great Grandfather Knows Best: Don’t Be a Sucker

Art by Rob Goldstein

This short is an example of why we call the generation that came
of age in the 1930’s and 1940’s the Greatest Generation.

They were horrified by fascism so they used education to prevent
it from happening in the United States.

Were they a perfect generation without prejudices?

No.

But they never questioned the need for a fully funded system of
public education

Did they make a perfect democracy?

No.

But they understood why we pay taxes and used those taxes to
create the largest Middle Class in human history.

They strove to be the best people they could be and the standard
for the best was the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.

They were as vulnerable to corruption as all people are but
because they set high standards for themselves and their
Government the United States became one of the most
respected Nations in the World.

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