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A Victory for Creatures of the State

Robert 206 Wrote: Nov 09, 2012 6:35 AM
Americans forgot where they came from so don't realize where they're going! What the last election represents is massive failure. A failure of our churches, a failure of our schools, a failure of our spirits. Some academic writer in the future is going to express the epitaph for 21st Century Americans: "They didn't know what they had until they lost it!"

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...