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    This posting discusses President Roosevelt's CSR quote.

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    What can we take away from this more than century old quote from President Roosevelt:

    "We are not attacking the corporations, but endeavoring to do away with any evil in them. We are not hostile to them; we are merely determined that they shall be so handled as to subserve the public good. We draw the line against misconduct, not against wealth."- Republican President Theodore Roosevelt, State of the Union Address 1902.

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    He was exactly right, and one of the points that he was getting at which isn't specially stated but is rather intended is that because corporations are big, they are capable of doing an immense amount of public good, more so than the ordinary citizen, because they are a corporation and therefore have the size and resources available to a corporation. He mentions ...

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    The solution discusses the quote by President Roosevelt which states, We are not attacking the corporations, but endeavoring to do away with any evil in them. We are not hostile to them; we are merely determined that they shall be so handled as to subserve the public good. We draw the line against misconduct, not against wealth.

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