This country has never lived up to the illusion of freedom it often trumpets and heralds to the rest of the world.
HR6407 is a purposefully horrible law and a gross miscarriage of justice that continues to this day. No other government agency at any level nor any federal contractor or private company has been mandated by law to fund retirement accounts 75 years into the future. The damage done to one of our national treasures by this law continue
Now that the government is dishing out money over a healthcare crisis, the “ounce of prevention” that Medicare For All would provide is looking better and better than the “pound of cure” we’re currently employing. In fact, Nathan Locke notes that a Progressive system would ameliorate a gigantic portion of many other problems we’re having as well.
Reading it, the intention of the preamble is pretty clear, it is America’s mission statement. It stands separate from the details of the Constitution and establishes a set of standards for the United States.
This means that moving forward on this issue requires a massive rewrite of U.S. history in order to show the ways in which white supremacy has defined the nation from the beginning. It also means confronting all the nation’s institutions in order to root out white supremacy’s hidden presence within them.