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NEWSFEED WEEKEND: Defeat Leftism – or will the Cancer Destroy Us?

J Robert Smith

  • Nov. 9, 2019
  • 4 min read

In his new book, “The War for America’s Soul,” [Sebastian]Gorka details with alarm how the political left was radicalized and how socialist, communist ideology managed to penetrate and subvert core American institutions.

In Gorka’s view, there’s a war being waged for the soul of America, namely “the collective principles, the first principles, upon which this nation was founded by the founding fathers.” The first principles refers to a strongly held belief in the “individual and the God-given rights of the individual—what Reagan called that ‘shining city on the hill,’” Gorka said.

The subversion of first principles is evident on today’s campuses.

The Epoch Times, November 7, 2019

The Take

We’re living in change times. We’ve reached a critical crossroads in the nation’s life. Are we to be free or are we to be slave, to borrow from Abraham Lincoln? A house divided against itself cannot stand.

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NEWSFEED THURSDAY: The Twilight of Progressivism?

J Robert Smith

  • Sept. 26, 2019
  • 3 min read

Progressive activists have called to end the criminalization of homeless people and roll back rules that bar sleeping on sidewalks. [snip]

— Los Angeles Times, via MSN News, September 25, 2019

Instead, Pelosi [in launching an impeachment inquiry] plunged the country into a nightmare by surrendering to the most radical members of her party and the Trump-hating left-wing press. [snip]

— Michael Goodwin, New York Post, September 25, 2019

QUICK TAKE

Have we entered the twilight phase of “progressivism?” That’s its end times – which we should fervently pray for. Progressives – aka, leftists – have cut a destructive swath through American society since the 1960s. Will their destructiveness finally consume them… before it consumes us?
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