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In sum, dear daughters and sons of liberty, you are the new generation of Americans. You will carry extraordinary burdens. You are born to duties that will test you mightily. Over and over again, you will have to overcome nearly unbearable odds. Yet you were born in the land of the free. You were brought up in the home of the brave.
She praised “the American theologian and social scientist” Michael Novak for stressing the fact “that what he called ‘democratic capitalism’ was a moral and social, not just an economic system, that it encouraged a range of virtues, and that it depended upon co‑operation not just ‘going it alone.’ ”
The free enterprise system works. But the quote — a great Catholic theologian, Michael Novak, a free enterprise system that’s not underlaid by a decent set of values is bankrupt. That’s not liberal. That’s common sense. It’s conservative and it’s right!
— John Kasich