Mayor Booker: Paying your fair share is patriotic
Newark, New Jersey mayor addresses DNC
- Duration 11:21
- Date Sep 4, 2012
Newark, New Jersey mayor addresses DNC
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Thank you know.
You very much.
-- glad port is crafted by Democrats.
Bought it is.
Not about partisan -- It about pragmatism.
It's not about last.
Or rights but about movie American.
And our economy.
-- -- -- And our president.
And the conviction that America.
Must continued to out build out innovate out educate the world.
It's either platform and a clear choice between economic pathways.
Inclusion or exclusion.
Road to debt at the nation at war.
We -- country are savage disparities could favored the fortunate few.
Over the greatest.
Driving score of any economy any large and robust middle class.
Really must do -- for work.
We must truth and inclusion.
We must -- rolling together.
We shoot American -- -- and American muscle standing strong on the bed rock of the American ideal.
Cause it's wrong and power at ever expanding and ever growing middle class.
That a body -- free and fair market is -- essential to economic growth.
Must pull from our highest ideals.
And fairness to protect against Gold -- could destabilize.
Our economy in recent years.
Like predatory lender yet over leveraged financial institutions.
And the unchecked avarice of the past that prompt fairness and common sense.
Calls for significant.
Cuts in federal spending.
Calls for a balanced deficit reduction plan where every one.
Former elected official -- to the wealthy and the super wealthy pay their fair share.
-- And -- these candidates because when your country.
-- -- -- -- war -- or soldier sacrificing abroad.
And our nation.
Is facing a debt crises that hole.
-- -- Asked to pay your fair share.
It is class warfare basically had to have them.
-- -- -- -- Really all know that it's common sense they're poor economy don't laugh.
In what will fuel.
Our economy for generations to pump.
-- art history.
On the transcontinental.
Railroad to go Hoover Dam.
From the dredging up towards to the building over almost historic bridges all American ancestors prioritize.
-- And and that's -- in our nation's infrastructure.
All our businesses.
In the streets I'm sure doors and economy really -- every channel on those investments.
Let us not fall -- To the rhetoric that seeks the -- investment.
And -- our nation of critical comments fence building for our future.
And invest it must include.
The real engine of job growth in America.
That's why this platform committee is proud.
-- -- our president.
Has made a profound.
Difference for people and businesses in New York.
And New Jersey.
And in our nation alcohol.
Like -- taxes.
-- all working families and giving is all business is.
He different -- -- -- Residents.
-- -- love though upgrade or not.
Just the last word born National Anthem and -- -- -- -- to action.
Is why the president's policies and our -- Form include incentives to train and hire our troops returning home not only.
Not only because -- our moral responsibility.
But because it makes more stronger more secure.
What investing in people does not stop put more troops.
-- -- And our president made it clear that -- most brutal.
Investment we couldn't make it 821.
Century knowledge based economy yeah.
And oh yeah.
All our president has already.
Double pell grants and -- education standards.
Invested in research and development at our universities.
And early childhood.
And our neighborhoods and.
-- it and our president stated clearly.
Cannot continue to beat the world's number one economy.
If we are committed.
To being the world's.
And number one educator.
It is plain.
That our platform.
And our -- -- not into did in petty little war arguments.
Instead this platform.
-- -- And practical idea.
That's -- and embolden passed away towards the historic cold which has driven general -- soon.
Of Americans forward.
It is our -- governmental national aspirations.
But no matter who you are.
No matter what color or -- How do you choose to pray or who you choose to love -- You are a citizen of the United States of America.
Our American kid first generation or 51.
Who was willing to mark hall.
Play by the rules and apply your god given talents that you should be able.
To find a job that pays the bills should be able.
To -- -- heart health care for your family.
Good dignity and brings back.
-- -- -- I've always been kind of -- and live now.
I've not -- Did -- platform.
-- -- -- -- -- the other dreamed up -- potter and others.
At them and put the next generation.
Paul Clark a lot.
Of conviction and classroom from sea to shining city.
Probably aren't the crowd when our children probably -- crying.
Those sacred word from our most profound pledge that we are.
-- with liberty.
And jobs dead.
The real soon.
-- president Barack Obama.
This generation of American.
Looks back upon the hall.
Agreed the truth and I promise of America.
And it's moment.
Every single member.
Every single state in these United States yet.
We are pleased to mean for the adoption.
Of the 2000.