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Notable Quote – “…of the Progressive Era were its greatest failures”

[Progressives of the 1930s] were determined that their vision of the managed economy should take precedence in all areas of life. Although they purported to have great sophistication on economic and social matters, their understanding of those matters was primitive, and their disdain for the evident signs of social improvement colored their vision of the …

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Notable Quote – But Socialism HAS been tried….

Over the past hundred years, there have been more than two dozen attempts to build a socialist society. It has been tried in the Soviet Union, Yugoslavia, Albania, Poland, Vietnam, Bulgaria, Romania, Czechoslovakia, North Korea, Hungary, China, East Germany, Cuba, Tanzania, Benin, Laos, Algeria, South Yemen, Somalia, the Congo, Ethiopia, Cambodia, Mozambique, Angola, Nicaragua and …

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Why am I not surprised: “First Common Core High School Grads Worst-Prepared For College In 15 Years”

This is the opposite of what we were told would happen with trillions of taxpayer dollars and an entire generation of children who deserve not to have been guinea pigs in a failed national experiment. For the third time in a row since Common Core was fully phased in nationwide, U.S. student test scores on the nation’s …

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Obama- A Bad Investment Whose Turn is Running Out.

They promised jobs, cars, peace, good health, they’d save our homes, make peace with the world, and create a clean energy future. No more infighting, partisanship, dirty politics, special interests running things–nothing but sunshine and happiness.