Progressivism in America – Part 5

June 26th, 2010

Enter the Progressives! John Dewey and Lester Ward placed universal, compulsory, public education at the top of the top of the Progressive agenda. Even against the will of the parents, the child must ...

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Progressivism in America – Part 4

June 19th, 2010

When Progressivism began, the Civil War had only been over for twenty years of less. Immigrants had come to America in droves to find streets paved with gold, only to end up in slums. Former black sla...

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Progressivism in American – Part 3

June 12th, 2010

A second Progressive movement came in 1924 when Senator Robert La Follette ran for president, crusading against oligarchy (government by a small elite) and plutarchy (government by and for the wealthy...

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Progressivism in America – Part 2

June 5th, 2010

Progressive policies, in the early 20th Century, were pursued by politicians from the Democratic and Republican Parties, Bull Moose Republicans, Lincoln Roosevelt League Republicans (in Californi...

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Progressivism In America – Part 1

May 29th, 2010

Off and on, since the 1880’s, Progressivism has brought out the best and worst in us. It took rights from some and gave rights to others. Was that right? I don’t know. I do ...

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Female “Circumcision” – Part 2

May 22nd, 2010

Surprisingly, a five-year study of 300 women and 100 men in the Sudan found that “sexual desire, pleasure, and orgasm are experienced by nearly 90% of women who have had this mutilation don...

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Female “Circumcision” – Part 1

May 15th, 2010

When I ran across this horror years ago in my history studies, I felt shock waves go through me. However, I had not realized the extent to which it still goes on all over the world (evi...

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Tolerant or Timid?

May 8th, 2010

When the issue about Dr. Franklin Graham’s negative statement about Islam arose, I found myself siding with his Christian fervency on one side, but regreting his method of witness...

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