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"Forward" to the Past?

mcunningham Wrote: Dec 19, 2012 5:44 AM
The primary problem is not Obama's policies. The problem is that the public does not whole heartedly reject them. If history teaches one thing, it's that we do not learn from history. There is no cure to our problems, other than a total revaluation of the values of the American people. I doubt this will occur without a firsthand experience of harsh and troubled economic times.
downtherabbithole Wrote: Dec 19, 2012 7:26 AM
A Russian newspaper was correct when the stated that it was the illiteracy of the American people that gave Obama his second term.

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...