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"Forward" to the Past?

califjim Wrote: Dec 19, 2012 1:23 AM
Dr Sowell right on! Equality of economic outcome only insures everyone share equally in poverty and destitution!

The political slogan "Forward" served Barack Obama well during this year's election campaign. It said that he was for going forward, while Republicans were for "going back to the failed policies that got us into this mess in the first place."

It was great political rhetoric and great political theater. Moreover, the Republicans did virtually nothing to challenge its shaky assumptions with a few hard facts that could have made those assumptions collapse like a house of cards.

More is involved than this year's political battles. The word "forward" has been a political battle cry on the left for...