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"Forward" to the Past?

Marie150 Wrote: Dec 19, 2012 11:37 AM
I am sure the antichrist himself will appear much the same as OBAMA.
Svobodnik Wrote: Dec 20, 2012 2:52 AM
There is some truth to this - the wild-eyed following from unthinking people. The slavering desire for a mere man to fix everyone's problems. If the US economy collapses due to our debt, there will be an even greater call for such a person to step forward.

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...