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Tom Woods: James Ostrowski- ‘Progressivism: The Idea Destroying America’

“Author James Ostrowski discusses progressivism, what it is, and how it can be resisted. Subscribe to the Tom Woods Show… Source:Tom Woods What I’m going to do with this piece, is to layout what progressivism and Progressives are and what … Continue reading

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Politico Magazine: Opinion: Tom Keane: Elizabeth Warren Meets The Ted Kennedy Myth

Politico Magazine: Opinion: Elizabeth Warren Meets The Ted Kennedy Myth We should be really careful to comparing people who are very new to elected office like Senator Elizabeth Warren, just elected to the U.S. Senate in 2012, after never holding … Continue reading

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The American Prospect: Julian E. Zelizer- When Progressives Were Organized

Source:The American Prospect– “Progressives seeking a model for an effective Congress could learn from the nearly forgotten history of the Democratic Study Group.” From the American Prospect. “When Republicans took control of the House of Representatives in 1994 for the … Continue reading

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The American Mind: Video: Individual Rights vs. The Administrative State, Charles Kesler Interviewing John Marini

. I agree with some of what John Marini was talking about as far as the Progressive Era as far as Progressives back then wanting to change the country and put in public social insurance that people could use when … Continue reading

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The American Mind: Video: Charles Kesler Interviewing Chris DeMuth: Talking About What Became Welfare Reform

. This post was originally posted at The New Democrat on Blogger What they are essentially talking about is what became known as the Welfare Reform Act of 1996 that was a bipartisan bill in Congress between Democrats and Republicans … Continue reading

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LBJ Library: Video: Lyndon Johnson’s Great Society Speech at the University of Michigan, 5/22/1964

Whatever you think of President Lyndon Johnson’s Great Society speech whether you love it or hate it, or like it, or dislike it, this is one of the best and most important speeches in American history. Because it laid out … Continue reading

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PBS: Video: NewsHour: Poverty and Politics: How Strong Is Safety Net for Poor Americans?

. This post was originally posted at The New Democrat on Blogger The perfect debate for the mainstream Left in America to have that Liberals and Progressives should be debating about. The future of the safety net and it exactly … Continue reading

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Paul Ryan: Video: NBC News In Plain Sight: Brian Williams Interviewing U.S. Representative Paul Ryan, We All Have a Role to Play

. This post was originally posted at The New Democrat on Blogger I rarely agree with Representative Paul Ryan on anything, but he actually makes some good points about poverty in America. And what I respect about is that he … Continue reading

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Bernie Sanders: Video: The War on Poverty

. This post was originally posted at The New Democrat on Blogger Senator Sanders giving several examples of federal programs that have been created to help people in poverty pay their bills and so forth. But didn’t give any examples … Continue reading

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Heritage Foundation: Blog: Jennifer Marshall: War on Poverty at 50: How to Fight Poverty and Win

This post was originally posted at The New Democrat on Blogger Heritage Foundation: Blog: Jennifer Marshall: War on Poverty at 50: How to Fight Poverty and Win There have been several posts about the War on Poverty already this week … Continue reading

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