Tag Archives: Progressivism

Springtime for Mask Tyranny


By J Robert Smith

  • Apr 10
  • 4 min read

If you live in a red state – Florida, Texas, and Mississippi are on my mind – where your governor has decided that lockdowns (even partial) and mask mandates are pretty much wastes of times, count yourself lucky. If you live in a blue state – oh, say, New York, Pennsylvania, California, New Jersey – with a petty tyrant for governor, an inert or rubber-stamp legislature, and courts controlled by make-the-law-up Democrat judges, you’re still being forced to knuckle under, to one degree or another.

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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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NEWS FEED TUESDAY: What the Filthy Streets of San Francisco Really Mean

J Robert Smith

  • Aug. 20, 2019
  • 2 min read

[San Francisco] has more billionaires per capita than anywhere else in the world, but it also has a homeless problem so severe that it rivals some third-world nations. On any given day you can see souped-up Lamborghinis and blinged-out trophy wives in one part of the city, then walk over a few blocks and see piles of human feces, puddles of urine and vomit caked on the sidewalks. The misery of homelessness, mental illness and drug addiction hits deep in San Francisco and has turned parts of a beautiful city into a public toilet.

— Fox News, August 20 2019
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