The following article by Thomas Sowell is a brilliantly enlightening revelation of the historical roots of the current Progressive philosophy that is at the heart of our modern day political problems.
Although Barack Obama is the first black President of the United States, he is by no means unique, except for his complexion. He follows in the footsteps of other presidents with a similar vision, the vision at the heart of the Progressive movement that flourished a hundred years ago.
Many of the trends, problems and disasters of our time are a legacy of that era. We can only imagine how many future generations will be paying the price — and not just in money — for the bright ideas and clever rhetoric of our current administration. Read more at The ‘Progressive’ Legacy – Part 1. Read Part 2. Read Part 3.