Democratic slogan in the 1884 U.S. presidential campaign. Republican candidate and lawyer James G. Blaine was found to have benefitted personally from helping a railroad keep a federal land grant. This was far from his only questionable pro-railroad act, in a time when the robber barons essentially ran U.S. politics for 20-30 years.

The 1884 campaign was a particularly good one for sloganeers -- competing with "Blaine, Blaine..." was the Republican slogan "Ma, ma, where's my pa?" bashing Democrat Grover Cleveland for having fathered an illegitimate child.