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The Progressive Legacy

National Review Online, by Thomas Sowell, February 14, 2012 – 

Part I

Although Barack Obama is the first black President

Thomas Sowell

of the United States, he is by no means unique, except for his complexion. He follows in the footsteps of other presidents with a similar vision, the vision at the heart of the Progressive movement that flourished a hundred years ago.

Many of the trends, problems and disasters of our time are a legacy of that era. We can only imagine how many future generations will be paying the price — and not just in money — for the bright ideas and clever rhetoric of our current administration.

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Will The Real America Please Stand Up?

Henry Lamb

From GOPUSA.com, By Henry Lamb, October 17, 2011 – America took a sharp left turn in 1912, when it elected a globalist with a strong Marxist philosophy. Woodrow Wilson, and his alter-ego, Colonel Edward Mandell House, created the League of Nations, created the Federal Reserve, created the income tax, and kicked the states out of the federal government by enacting the 17th Amendment. Continue reading →

Why Capitalism Glorifies God

From townhall.com, by Katie Kieffer, October 17, 2011  – I contend that if you profess to believe in God, you must also embrace capitalism.

Lately, many religious shepherds are abandoning reason in favor of sentiment. Catholic nuns are joining Occupy Wall Street revelers, like zombies witnessing to rapturous fans. Meanwhile, Jewish activist and commentator Jake Goodmanis hailing the Manhattan demonstration (which includes numerous blatantly anti-Semitic protesters) as a group of people “philanthropizing with their feet.” Continue reading →

Revising Entitlements – Time to Quit Shouting Against a North Wind

WHERE  HAS  COMMON  SENSE  GONE?  No. 21 Thomas Paine

June  2011 –  The politically accepted definition of the word entitlement is another progressive creation. The progressive interpretation of the word entitlement, which liberals love to use freely, (no pun intended) can be stated in many ways but is best summarized as “…being free from not having something that someone else has just because the someone else worked for it.” WHERE HAS COMMON SENSE GONE?

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