Progressivism

Barack Obama and the Bad Ideas of Progressivism

by Bruce S. Thornton // FrontPage Magazine  Barack Obama’s serial gross incompetence has elicited all sorts of explanatory theories. He’s a closet socialist, an Alinskyite radical, a secret Muslim, or an anti-American internationalist. Though some of Obama’s words and deeds give support to all these speculations, I prefer a simpler explanation. Obama is a Progressive––not a …

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What Would the Founders Think of Defunding Obamacare?

by Bruce S. Thornton // FrontPage Magazine  A few days ago CNN anchor Brooke Baldwin, speaking about the Republican House bill defunding Obamacare, commented, “Certainly not the way the Founding Fathers maybe drew this thing up.” It’s certainly a surprise to hear an anchor on CNN, an organization biased in favor of progressives, appealing to the …

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Our Postmodern Angst

In our unheroic age, victimhood has replaced valiant struggle. by Victor Davis Hanson // National Review Online In the globally connected and affluent world of the 21st century, we thankfully have evolved a long way from the elemental poverty, hunger, and ethnic, religious, and racial hatred that were mostly the norm of the world until the …

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A Tottering Technocracy

by Victor Davis Hanson National Review Online We are witnessing a widespread crisis of faith in our progressive guardians of the last 30 years. Share This

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Civility for Thee

by Victor Davis Hanson National Review Online An evil psychopath, Jared Lee Loughner — a man with no discernible ideology or political affiliation, and declared by those who know him to be both unhinged and unacquainted with contemporary media — shot a US congresswoman, murdered a federal judge, and killed five other innocent people, while …

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