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"Forward" to the Past?

meowbius Wrote: Dec 19, 2012 9:59 AM
It is always the case. BTW, in Utopia that we refer to so often, free and happy citizens engaged in fine arts and philosophical discussions, while SLAVES did all the work not worthy of the privileged. Typical socialism, minus starvation and concentration camps.

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...