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A Victory for Creatures of the State

Kimbery Wrote: Nov 09, 2012 12:01 PM
"Btw, did I mention that German artillery was pre-WWI and worthless, and all different in size, so you couldn't supply it?" So... with useless tanks, useless artillery, useless aircraft, and useless soldiers the Germany army conquered all of europe and half of russia in 2 years? I guess they were the best soldiers on earth. Thanks for proving my point...

The Progressives won on Tuesday.

I don't mean the people who voted Democrat who call themselves "progressive." Though they won, too.

I mean the Progressives who've been waging a century-long effort to transform our American-style government into a European-style state.

The words "government" and "state" are often used interchangeably, but they are really different things. According to the founders' vision, the people are sovereign and the government belongs to us. Under the European notion of the state, the people are creatures of the state, significant only as parts of the whole.

This European version of the state can be nice. One...