The Era of Progressivism is Over

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    The recent primary victories of "Tea Party" Candidates, that is, candidates who reject the notion of Party politics and put their country and the genuine welfare of their citizens first, marks the beginning of the end of the Progressive Jihad.

    For the past 100 years we have lived in a country that has moved progressively toward Socialism. Starting with a Central bank, income tax, neutering of the states as meaningful participants in government, massive social programs and bureaucracies, and the recent takeover of our banks, car companies and health care system we have seen an erosion of our founding principles and now our freedoms and prosperity are in grave peril.

    The Democrat Party has moved us progressively leftward and the Republican Party has given a Freddo Corleone "Yeah, whatever" response whenever they've had control of the federal government.

    That's ended! No more. Never again. To paraphrase Yamamoto, Obama "has awaken a sleeping giant and fill him with a terrible resolve"

    In November, we will win one of the biggest, most decisive victories since we routed the British at Saratoga. But victory is not enough! We have a purpose!

    We will start the process of true reform of the government. We will ask ourselves, "Do we really need to have this program or department?" and begin to restore government at all levels to a responsible, manageable size.

    Our Federal government is way too big, our state governments are way too big, in short we have too much government at every level. We weren't paying too close attention as it was happening, but believe me, you have our full and complete attention and we are going bring government back to its proper role and level.

    We will not allow our representatives to "Go along and get along" any more. There is too much at stake here and we won't settle for anything less than an Unconditional Surrender of Progressivism. Progressivism, which is just a polite word for Socialism, needs to be eradicated from government like smallpox, so that the only place it exists is as a lesson in failed experiments in governance.
     
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    I was listening to our local talk radio station yesterday ... Howie Carr to be exact. Several folks called in, asking his opinion on who to vote for. His advice was to vote for the candidate that would be electable, rather than voting for the candidate more in line with their core beliefs.

    I disagree.

    I believe the tides are turning.
    The American people are sick and tired of BOTH parties and candidates that would tow the line.

    IMHO, I think it would be best for the republican party to get behind and endorse these 'Tea Party' candidates.
     
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    So far, the Republican is a little tone deaf.

    We need to do whatever we can to support these candidates, if it's contributing $10, or sending out emails, everything counts
     
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    Well.. we can hope it is a step for 'progressivism'/liberalism and strides towards big government and socialist inspired programs being eliminated... I would hardly say, unfortunately, that the influence of progressives is over, thanks to the amount of whackos we have in places like NYC, SF, etc
     
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    Fantastic news !!!
    Prepare for WW3.
    Git summa them thar real murkins in Warshingtun.
     
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    RINO? Take the risk that the whole republican power structure could be overturned by an undisciplined mob of mavericks? Herding cats? Fulfill the prophecy of hijacking the tea party movement to serve the interests of the corrupt and self serving leadership of the GOP?

    This will be an interesting two years....
     
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    The biggest question is will the new blood walk the walk or continue to build up Daddy Gubmint...
     
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    Ohh their walk will be pure politics. in other words no change expected.
     
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    The era of progressivism was over in the late 1960's. They were last seen boarding Bobby Kennedy's funeral train.

    Where were are today is the total doing of the failed Reagan Revolution, led by Ronbo, the pied piper on the road to serfdom. It was a bigger failure than the Bolshevik Revolution.
     
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    To be determined....
     

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