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Video: The American Dream is Vanishing

amackley Wrote: Aug 10, 2012 7:19 PM
The American Dream of success is still alive, although government is making it harder. We can return America to the land of the free, if we remain the home of the brave. We must be brave to speak up. Speaking up must be individual as well as collective. Individually we can vote…in every election. We can attend town hall meetings, city, county, and school board meetings. We can write editorial letters. Collectively, we can group together through such organizations like Freedomworks, you local church, and just as community members to resolve issues. We must also reject local, state, or national policy that tries to restrict someone else. If someone is saying "we need a law to…," it is probably a restriction. Fight against it.

The American Dream is still alive, but not for long warns Daniel Garza, Executive Director of The LIBRE Initiative, an organization committed to increasing economic freedom particularly in the Hispanic and Latino community. In the video below Garza shares his family’s story of climbing the economic ladder in America. Today, however, the path to freedom “is on the verge of vanishing,” he says.



“My parents’ American dream had become a reality. My family and I have succeeded by following the path to freedom but...