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What Is Liberalism?

Edward587 Wrote: Feb 23, 2013 8:14 AM
Agreed ... But, I'll add another ... indoctrination. No doubt that these new entitlement programs will come with strings attached. The 'required' curriculum probably won't be as blatant as that of Kim Jong-Un or Mao, replete wih songs to 'der leader', but will be as liberal and progressive as we already see unfolding today and probably worse. If you think that teaching condom use to middle-schoolers circumvented parental authority, just wait. What will transpire will put a new meaning to Barney The Purple Dinosaur's theme song. "I love you, you love me ..."
rickmcq Wrote: Feb 23, 2013 9:34 AM
"replete wih songs to 'der leader'"

February 2012: Kindergartners at Tipps Elementary School in Houston, Texas, sang what was called the "Barack Obama Song" in honor of Black History Month. "He’s our man, Yes we can!" the children chanted.

Other examples: http://markhumphrys.com/obama.child.worship.html
President Obama is said to have made the case for a liberal public policy agenda in his State of the Union speech the other night. But what is liberalism?

The conventional view is that liberalism is an ideology. In fact it is a sociology.

An ideology is a set of ideas that cohere. Socialism is an ideology. So is libertarianism. Suppose I told you that socialists believe the government should nationalize the steel industry and the auto industry. You would have no difficulty inferring what their position is on nationalizing the airline industry. Right? Suppose I told you that libertarians...