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20 Ways America Has Begun to Reap What It Has Sown

HoovervilleFollies Wrote: Jan 08, 2013 11:17 AM
"Remember, the mislabeled "Progressive" Movement started in the early 1900s." And of course you're convinced that the progressive movement from that era was an example of unmitigated evil, right? Such irony. People on TH threads complain constantly about the supposed "indoctrination" of America's children by public school teachers, yet I see evidence again and again on these threads of people accepting without question a thoroughly distorted view of history from non-historians like Glenn Beck, David Barton, and Jonah Goldberg.
1) Our Congress passes bills that run into the thousands of pages; then we're surprised that the bills are full of loopholes, set asides for lobbyists and toxic clauses no one seemed to know about.

2) We've replaced telling the difference between right and wrong with legalisms; then we're surprised that people are always looking for loopholes and technicalities to get out of fulfilling their obligations.

3) Feminists denigrate men, tell them to behave more like women and are offended by chivalry; then they're surprised to find that our society has been inundated by passive, wimpy beta males.

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