Progressivism - Populism - Tea Parties

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    Progressivism - Populism - Tea Parties: It's really easy to sum up where I stand on them all.

    To quote Robert Ingersoll:
    There are many people, in all countries, who seem to enjoy individual and national decay. They love to prophesy the triumph of evil. They mistake the afternoon of their own lives for the evening of the world. To them everything has changed. Men are no longer honest or brave, and women have ceased to be beautiful. They are dyspeptic, and it gives them the greatest pleasure to say that the art of cooking has been lost. - Is Avarice Triumphant

    There is nothing new about the Tea Party movement or any other nitwit movement that rises up in America. Demagogues have always hid behind the coming demise of the republic to whip up the lost, angry and frustrated among us. These hyper-patriots usually wrap themselves up in the symbols of this great republic while preaching the end of the republic.
     
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    Poor Internet(s) Tools @ USMB and elsewhere

     
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    Poor Dainty... having to bump his own trash... again. I'm embarrassed for him... truly, I am.
     
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    thanks sweetie. always cool to know you're thinking of me and looking out for my best interests.

    you're the best :D
     
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    I guess I'll bump the thread like CG did ;)
     
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    If the debt wasn't so high and going higher.

    You'd have a solid point.

    as it is....
     
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    Anyone (besides CG) ever heard of this patriotic American Progressive?:

    Robert M. La Follette, Sr. - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
     
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    This is said every time the debt goes higher. Then we pay it down.

    The End Is Near - only in our sick minds
     
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    Populist Progressives


    Robert Marion "Fighting Bob"[1] La Follette, Sr. (June 14, 1855 – June 18, 1925), was an American Republican (and later a Progressive) politician.


    Was McCarthy A Political Heir Of La Follette?

    JSTOR: The Wisconsin Magazine of History, Vol. 45, No. 1 (Autumn, 1961), pp. 3-9
     
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