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David Alameel on Welfare & Poverty

 

 


I don't see upward mobility for the middle class

Alameel [exhibited anti-Wall Street rhetoric ] in an interview slamming Democrats and Republicans for being in the grip of corporate America: "I don't see upward mobility for the middle class. Our economy used to be the envy of the world and the American dream was alive and well, because our leaders didn't bow to Wall Street," Alameel said. "I would like to make sure that we change the direction of our government and free our government from the domination of Wall Street."
Source: Washington Post on 2014 Texas Senate race , May 27, 2014

I started out very very poor, and I don't forget it

U.S. Sen. John Cornyn, R-Texas, is still waiting to find out whom he'll face in the November general election. In a May 27 primary runoff, Democrats will choose between Dallas dental center mogul David Alameel and Kesha Rogers, a Lyndon LaRouche disciple whom state Democratic leaders have shunned.

KUT News spoke with Alameel about why he's running for Senate: "It's because I'm very very passionate about the working family. I myself started out very very poor, and I was working for a living at very very low pay for half of my life. And I became successful in the second half of my life. And so I don't forget how poor we were. And how important it is to have a good job, good education, to be able to have that opportunity to achieve the American dream the way I did."

Source: The Texas Tribune on 2014 Texas Senate debate , May 8, 2014

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