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Ghost of Christmas Past: I am the spirit whose coming was foretold to you.
Ebenezer Scrooge: You don't look like a ghost.
Ghost of Christmas Past: Thank you.
Ebenezer Scrooge: May I inquire more precisely who or what you are?
Ghost of Christmas Past: I am the Ghost of Christmas Past.
Ebenezer Scrooge: Long past?
Ghost of Christmas Past: No. Your past.
Ebenezer Scrooge: And what business brings you here?
Ghost of Christmas Past: Your welfare.
Ebenezer Scrooge: [scoffs] To be wakened by a ghost at one o'clock in the morning is hardly conducive to my welfare!
Ghost of Christmas Past: Your redemption, then.”
You want to avoid responsibility for bringing up your children and educating them? The Federal Government will take over.
You want to duck the job of facing your local problems and solving them? The Federal Government will do it for you.
Never mind the fact that the power and the money to do these things has to he taken from you before the Federal Government can do them for you. Every step in this direction is a loss of freedom for you!”
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