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"Forward" to the Past?

Mitchell73 Wrote: Dec 19, 2012 8:41 PM
Jerk. Consider this: Tom Sowell was A U.S. Marine in defense of America. Sowell taught economics at Howard University, Rutgers, Cornell, Brandeis University, Amherst College, and UCLA. Since 1980 he has been a Senior Fellow of the Hoover Institution at Stanford University, where he holds a fellowship named after Rose and Milton Friedman, his mentor. FYI ... http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thomas_Sowell And what did you do Illum...?

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...